Watermelon-Tequila Poptails

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min (includes soaking time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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2 cups tequila

1/2 medium watermelon, trimmed and pieces cut into triangles with no rind 

3 tablespoons sugar 

1 teaspoon kosher salt 

1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder 

1 lime, zested 


Special equipment:
10 to 12 ice-pop sticks
  1. Pour 1 cup of tequila in each of two 9-by-13-inch baking dishes. Add the watermelon slices and let soak for 10 minutes in the fridge, flipping halfway through.
  2. Mix together the sugar, salt, chipotle powder and lime zest in a bowl.
  3. Remove the watermelon from the tequila and put each piece on an ice-pop stick. Sprinkle a few pinches of the seasoning over the watermelon.