Las Palmas Chicago
La Melonada is based on a traditional Mexican agua frescamade with fruit, herbs, spices and water. The usual garnish at Las Palmas: skewered cantaloupe balls.
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3/4 cantaloupe cubes
One 1/2-inch piece of peeled fresh ginger, chopped
2 ounces silver tequila
3/4 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
1/2 ounce water
3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
How to Make It
In a blender, puree all of the ingredients except the ice. Strain into an ice-filled shaker. Shake well; strain into a chilled martini glass.
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