Smoked Watermelon and Jalapeño Margarita

Hickory salt can give any drink the air of a campfire.

Smoked Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita
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If you drank your way through these mouth-watering margarita recipesreally go out on the edge and make a smoky variation.

This recipe combines watermelon, jalapeño, and hickory-smoked salt for a concoction that’ll delight all your senses.

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Prep time

5 min.

  • 1 jalapeño, cut into strips
  • 2-3 cubes fresh watermelon
  • 2 oz mezcal or tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1⁄2 oz agave simple syrup
  • Hickory-smoked salt

Muddle the jalapeño and watermelon in the bottom of a shaker.

Fill shaker with ice.

Add the tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup.

Shake well, and strain into an ice-filled, salt-rimmed glass and serve.