Watermelon Tequila Shot Recipe

Watermelon Tequila Shot Recipe

Drinking watermelon drinks is a great way to cool down in the summer heat. You’ll love this summer recipe because it’s easy, light, and made with fresh ingredients. Just pour watermelon juice into a glass, stir in while adding tequila, lime juice, and sweetener of your choice. Top with ice and enjoy. Pour club soda, Sprite, or another fizzy soda on top of your cocktail if you want it to be fizzy. Fresh mint, lime slices, and/or small wedges of watermelon can also be added to the cocktail.


  • It is recommended to use all fresh ingredients if you want the best flavor. Additionally, you can use store-bought watermelon juice and bottled lime juice to prepare the juice.
  • Drinking a high-quality tequila is the best option, you won’t feel that it is too harsh on your stomach.

Shot strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Watermelon Tequila Shot Recipe is 5 out of 10.

Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Watermelon Tequila Shot Recipe is 203 per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Watermelon Tequila Shot Recipe is 63 minutes.

Tools needed


  • shot glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 6 oz silver tequila
  • 2 oz lime juice
  • 8 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 2 oz granulated sugar
  • mint leaves (for garnish)

Steps to Make It

  • Make the sugar syrup by simmering the water with the sugar and stirring it over medium heat for 1 minute, then allowing it to cool to room temperature.
  • Make a smooth puree of the watermelon in a blender.
  • Strain the watermelon juice, press gently on the solids to extract as much juice as possible.
  • Combine the lime juice, mint leaves and sugar syrup in a large pitcher then add watermelon juice and tequila. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Pour the mixture in shot glasses and top it of with mint sprigs and watermelon wedge then serve. Enjoy.

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