Melon coated with pepper is a popular street snack in Mexico, and this cocktail takes the melon and the pepper and creates a modern and refreshing summer drink. A little bit sweet, a little bit spicy and a whole lot of delicious.
- cantaloupe juice
- lime juice
- simple syrup
- chile powder
- cayenne pepper
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine cantaloupe juice, tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, and salt. Shake thoroughly.
Combine rim ingredients together on a small plate; wet the edge of a rocks glass and coat in chile-salt mixture. Strain shaken drink into rimmed glass.
From Saveur Magazine