Fight Imperial Heat with Rebel Alliance Chili-Lime Melon Pops

Enjoy an easy-to-make treat shaped like the Rebellion's iconic symbol.

If you’re looking for a refreshing summer snack and a way to show where your galactic loyalty lies, try this recipe for Rebel Alliance Chili-Lime Melon Pops — shaped in the image of the Rebellion insignia, an Alliance Starbird.

These chilled pops are the perfect way to beat the heat. Take the Phoenix to the next level by adding a bit of lime and a punch of chili to bring out the sweetness of the summer fruit.

Rebel Alliance Chili-Lime Melon Pops

Seasoning ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

What you’ll need:

Get started!

Step 1: In a small bowl mix together the chili powder and the salt. Set aside.

Step 2: Slice the watermelon into thick 1-inch slices. Use the template and a paring knife to cut out the symbols.

Step 3: Place a popsicle stick halfway into the symbols.

Step 4: Squeeze some lime juice on top and sprinkle the chili mixture to taste. Now you’re ready to rebel.

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