Sandía Loca | Mexican-Style “Crazy” Watermelon
  • CourseDesserts, Party Trays
  • CuisineDessert, Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian
  • 1 watermelon
  • 1 jicamapeeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cucumberpeeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 mango cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 limejuice only
  • 1/2cup chamoy sauceor to taste
  • 2tbsp Tajín seasoning
  • Mexican candieschoose whichever varieties you’d like
  • peanutsto taste
  1. Cut a watermelon in half. Cut a thin sliver of watermelon rind off the bottom of the watermelon half you plan to use so it sits without rocking.
  2. Score the flesh of the watermelon several times in both directions. Remove the watermelon chunks with a spoon and set aside.
  3. Combine the watermelon chunks with jicama, cucumber, and mango. Lightly mix and pour contents into the empty watermelon shell.
  4. Pour lime juice and chamoy sauce over top of the fruit. Sprinkle on Tajin seasoning.
  5. Decorate: Add peanuts and candies on top of fruit. Place lollipops and fruit skewers into the watermelon rind.