Salted Watermelon Shots

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Serve margarita-like watermelon and lime shots at a summer party.

Salted Watermelon Shooter
Alexandra Grablewski


Lime wedge
Kosher salt, for garnishing rim
1/2 ounce silver tequila
1/4 ounce watermelon vodka (like Three Olives), optional
1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce freshly extracted watermelon juice


  1. Wet the outside rim of a shot glass with a lime wedge and then dip the rim into a small bowl of salt. Set aside.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into the salt-rimmed shot glass.

Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014.