Watermelon Jalapeño Mojito

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

It’s Thuuuuursday, which means that it’s almost the weekend, and since 4th of July falls on a Saturday this year, most people have Friday off, which means it’s basically Friiiiiiiday, time to make yourself a mojito 😉

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

This mojito recipe was inspired by my mission to create the perfect cocktail to pair with the Chorizo Tostadas with Watermelon Serrano Salsa I made earlier this week.

Let me just say, mission accomplished!

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 (1 inch) cubes fresh watermelon
  • 1 small lime (juiced)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • 3 slices fresh jalapeño (de-seeded)
  • 2 oz white rum
  • Ice
  • 1 cup ginger ale

Add the watermelon, lime juice, sugar, mint and jalapeno to a glass.

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

Muddle everything together.

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

Add the rum and ice to the glass. Top with the ginger ale.

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

Light and refreshing with just a slight kick of spice, the perfect mojito recipe for sipping by the pool!

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

Since I made these in the middle of the afternoon… on a Monday, I made one as the recipe suggests, then I made one without the rum to sip on while I finished the days work. Both were equally delicious!

Because there’s so much flavor in the mint, watermelon and jalapeño, simply topped with ginger ale, this makes a delicious virgin cocktail, AKA mocktail!

Watermelon Jalapeno Mojito Recipe

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Watermelon Jalapeño Mojito

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 mojito

Watermelon Jalapeño Mojito

Ingredients

  • 2 (1 inch) cubes fresh watermelon
  • 1 small lime (juiced)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • 3 slices fresh jalapeño (de-seeded)
  • 2 oz white rum
  • Ice
  • 1 cup ginger ale

Instructions

  1. Add the watermelon, lime juice, sugar, mint and jalapeno to a glass.
  2. Muddle everything together.
  3. Add the rum and ice to the glass.
  4. Top with the ginger ale.
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