The Chew: Watermelon Sunrise Recipe

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The Chew: Watermelon Sunrise

Clinton Kelly and Michael Symon paired up to share recipes for a cocktail and an appetizer that go well together. Clinton began by showing viewers how to make homemade mint simple syrup, which is then used as an ingredient in his Watermelon Sunrise. This refreshing cocktail, made with fresh watermelon, practically screams summer, and pairs perfectly with Michael’s Crispy Halloumi with Avocado Salsa.

To get the recipe, click next page.

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The Chew: Watermelon Sunrise Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Watermelon Sunrise Recipe

Clinton Kelly used fresh watermelon to make his refreshing Watermelon Sunrise cocktail for a poolside party. (ajburstein / Flickr)

  • 4 oz vodka
  • 1 lime – juiced
  • 2 C watermelon – diced
  • 2 oz mint simple syrup

For the Mint Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 C water
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 small bunch mint

To Garnish:

  • 2 lime wheels
  • 4 mint leaves

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The Chew: Watermelon Sunrise Recipe Directions

  1. In a blender, add watermelon cubes and blend until pureed
  2. Strain the watermelon puree
  3. In a pitcher or large cocktail shaker, add the watermelon puree, mint simple syrup, juice of 1 lime, and the vodka
  4. Stir until combined
  5. Fill 2 glasses with ice
  6. Pour the drinks, then garnish with mint and lime wheels

For the Mint Simple Syrup:

  1. Put the water, sugar, and mint in a small pot
  2. Simmer on medium-high until the sugar dissolves
  3. Remove from heat and steep until cooled
  4. Strain

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