Cocktail Recipes

Grilled Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail

Grilled Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail - Zulay Kitchen

Have you ever thought of a drink made with a grill? Then you're in a for a roller coaster ride because we got a recipe for you that will surely boggle your mind. Introducing the Grilled Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail. You're welcome and enjoy!

🔪 Prep Time: 20 minutes 
🍳 Cook Time: 5 minutes
⏲ Total Time: 25 minutes
🍹 Yield: 2 servings


  • 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 red grapefruit, halved widthwise
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1 cup ice cubes, or as needed
  • 4 fluid ounces tequila
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup, or to taste
  • 4 fluid ounces club soda





  1. In medium-high heat, preheat an outdoor grill and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Cut limes and grapefruit in halves.
  3. Pour sugar into a bowl.
  4. Dip lime and grapefruit into sugar to coat thoroughly.
  5. Place limes and grapefruit that was dipped in sugar in the hot grill and cook while turning limes using Zulay Kitchen's Tongs until browned.
  6. Once browned, transfer in a cooling rack, let sit to cool.
  7. Fill the glass with ice.
  8. Juice the grilled limes and grapefruits using Zulay's Citrus Press into a small pitcher.
  9. Stir in tequila, club soda, and simple syrup.
  10. Enjoy!

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