Margarita

Added by: tedvilla
Added on: May 5 2010

Margarita

Ingredients needed to make a Margarita

2 parts 100% Agave Tequila
1 part Cointreau
1 part fresh squeezed lime juice
Kosher salt for rim

Margarita Cocktail Recipe Directions

Reem the limes.
Dip the rim of the glass in the lime juice, coat with salt.
Fill a shaker with ice.
Pour in ingredients, let sit while you fill salt crusted glass with ice.
Shake vigorously until shaker begins to frost up.
Pour over ice and enjoy.
Repeat as necessary.

tedvilla's Notes

Viva la Libertad! What can I say, one should drink a Margarita on Cinqo de Mayo!

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JakJericho said:

I'll dip the rim in tequila then eat the glass.

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tedvilla said:

@forrestfrazier great tip, for whatever reason I've never thought of that... I've dipped glass rims into mixed blender batches but never done a little saucer w/Tequila. Thanks, I'll try it next batch.

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ForrestFrazier said:

Pro Tip: if you are going to use salt, dip the rim in tequila and let air dry for 10 seconds prior to salting. The sugars of the tequila adhere the salt much better than water or lime juice.

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tedvilla said:

@JakJericho Cointreau is so much smoother than Triple Sec (Grand Marnier is nice too). Salt on a 'rita, always though ;). However, if sipping a higher end Tequila, like you've got in your drinks from about 3 weeks ago, I totally agree -- no salt.

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JakJericho said:

Big fan of Cointreau over Triple Sec, though not a fan of the salt.

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Lizziemonster said:

The idea of a salty margarita just made my mouth water! I'm interested to try Forrest's avocado version, though.

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tedvilla said:

@forrest that sounds great, I can't wait to see the recipe and give it a go.

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ForrestFrazier said:

I couldn't agree more. I heard of and found an interesting Avacado Margarita recipe. Going to try it and share with SMD.