Watermelon Skewers

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Plate of watermelon skewers

This refreshing fruit comes with a kick. These skewers take the classic summertime snack to new heights with a dash of tequila and a blend of chile, lime, and salt, which work together to create a tangy-spicy seasoning to elevate the sweet melon.

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Serves 6 to 8

  • 1 (4-5 pound) seedless watermelon
  • ½ cup tequila
  • ¼ cup Tajín or another chile, lime, and salt seasoning blend
  • Lime wedges for serving

Cut watermelon into 5-inch batons and spread on a baking tray. Sprinkle with tequila. Rotate watermelon to absorb booze on all sides. Pat batons dry, skewer, and sprinkle with seasoning. Omit tequila step and go light on the chile for kids. Serve with lime wedges.

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