This cocktail's name is a play on both the Spanish word for watermelon, sandía, and "incendiary," referring to the peppery tequila and the spicy ancho chile rim. Latin Cocktail Party Recipes

Joaquin Simo
February 2009

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© Wendell T. Webber

Recipe Summary

Yield:
makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

Chile Salt
Cocktail

Directions

Make the cocktail
  • In a small bowl, mix the kosher salt, sugar and ancho chile powder.

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  • Moisten the outer rim of a highball glass with the lime wedge and coat lightly with chile salt. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and shake well. Fill the highball glass with ice and strain the drink into the glass.

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