Missing travelling to Mexico? Here's a Mexican treat that will take you back there without having to leave your home other than to buy ingredients. This keto-friendly watermelon cucumber chamoyada is sweet, spicy, and herbaceous, and super-refreshing, highlighting an unique flavour combination made famous by our neighbours down south.
Vega. Keto Watermelon Cucumber Chamoyada Recipe
Frozen Mixture Ingredients:
- 2 cups watermelon, diced and frozen for 12 hours
- 2 cups cucumber, diced and frozen for 12 hours
- 1½ tablespoons Lakanto granulated monk fruit sweetener
- 7-8 leaves basil
- 4 limes, juiced
- Lime zest from one lime
- 4½ tablespoons keto cranberry rhubarb chamoy sauce
- 7-8 mint leaves
Optional Garnish Ingredients:
- Watermelon slices
- Cucumber slices
- Mint leaves
Add frozen watermelon and cucumber, basil and mint leaves, lime and lemon juice, lime zest, and sweetener, and blend until smooth. Set aside in the freezer.
For rimming the glass: In a mortar, combine sweetener, taijin, and ground mint. Work it with the pestle until you get a consistent powder. Wet rim of the glass and dip it in the rimmer mixture. Serve blended fruit mixture in three rimmed glasses, starting with one layer of the frozen mixture, then add 1½ tablespoons chamoy then finish with another layer of frozen mixture. You can use the handle of a spoon to create designs blending the layers around the sides if you like. Garnish with watermelon, cucumber, and mint leaves.
Did you make this vegan keto watermelon chamoyada recipe? If so, please let me know how it turned out in the comments. Or if you share pics of your creations on Instagram, please tag me so I can see them. Enjoy!