May 04, 2017
Wasting away again in Margaritaville
Happy Cinco De Mayo!!
This is for all the Margarita lovers out there.
what you'll need :
1 tablespoon coarse salt - for glass rims
4 ounces of high quality tequila - your favorite
2 ounces Cointreau
1 1/2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice (2 limes)
1 lime cut into wedges
1 lime cut into wheels for garnish
how to :
take lime wedge to rim of glass and dip rims in salt,
combine tequila, cointreau, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker,
fill with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled - 20 seconds,
fill glasses with fresh ice and strain margarita into glasses,
use the wheel of lime for garnish.
tips / additions:
if this is too tart for your liking, add a touch of agave or simple syrup.
to add some heat, muddle jalapeño in the bottom of the cocktail shaker.
to add extra freshness add a mint s prig and muddle in cocktail shaker.