Watermelon with Chile Paletas

These exquisite paletas are the perfect treat for hot summer days, with the sweetness of watermelon and tangy chile powder.

  • Servings 20
  • 10
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4​ ​cup​ ​Water
  • 1⁄4​ ​cup​ ​Sugar
  • 3​ ​cups ​Watermelon, peeled​ ​and​ ​diced​
  • Juice of 1⁄2​ ​Key​ ​Lime
  • 1⁄2​ ​tsp. Chile Powder (Tajín brand recommended)
  • Pinch​ ​of​ ​Sal

Directions

  1. In​ ​a​ ​sauce​ ​pan,​ ​combine​ ​the​ ​water​ ​and​ ​sugar.​ ​​​Allow​ ​to​ ​cook​ ​over​ ​medium​ ​heat​ ​until sugar​ ​has​ ​fully​ ​dissolved.​ ​​​Remove​ ​from​ ​fire​ ​and​ ​allow​ ​to​ ​cool​ ​to​ ​room​ ​temperature.
  2. Pour​ ​the​ ​syrup​ ​into​ ​a​ ​food​ ​processor​ ​or​ ​blender​ ​with​ ​watermelon,​ ​lime​ ​juice,​ ​chile powder ​and salt.​ ​​​Blend​ ​until​ ​smooth​ ​and​ ​frothy.
  3. Pour​ ​mixture​ ​in​ ​your​ ​paleta​ ​molds​ ​and​ ​allow​ ​to​ ​freeze​ ​overnight.

Pro Tips for the perfect paletas!

After​ ​you’ve​ ​removed​ ​the​ ​paleta​ ​from​ ​its​ ​mold,​ ​coat​ ​the​ ​tip​ ​of​ ​the​ ​paleta​ ​with​ ​extra​ ​chile powder and​ ​enjoy!

More summer recipes by clicking here!

Do you like our content?

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook!

icon

Quinoa and Chipotle Salad with Avocados

 Fan of easy to make quinoa salad recipes? Try this Latin Quinoa and Chipotle Salad with Avocados.

icon

Aarón Sánchez’s Garlic-Chipotle Love

Chef Aarón Sánchez​ shares a recipe for his signature flavor base. A smoky and creamy paste that can be used on your favorite meat, poultry or fish as seasoning.

Stay in the know with our weekly newsletter

The top Latin food and lifestyle links,
according to our community, for free.

Have no product in the cart!