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Last year I got introduced to the pleasures of a good Margarita during my business trip to United States when I sampled them at a number of Mexican restaurants.
As a souvenir of sorts, I picked up a massive bottle of Jose Cuervo pre-mixed Margarita from BevMo that I guzzled up within a couple of weeks.
After that, I decided to learn to mix Margaritas on my own, and I found a great recipe on the 5th of May (Cinco de Mayo), when my inbox got flooded with cool Mexican recipes including this awesome one for Margaritas.
I am trying this out this weekend, hopefully my efforts come out looking this pretty 🙂 .
- 2 oz. Blanco Tequila
- 1 oz. Cointreau (that’s triple sec)
- 3/4 oz. lime juice
- 2 slices jalapeno (remove the seeds and slice into wheels)
- Cilantro (just a pinch)
- Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake and strain into an iced rocks glass.
- Garnish with cilantro and jalapeno spiral.
- For Salting the Rim:
- Pour Kosher salt into a dish.
- Slice a wheel off of an orange.
- Rub the rind along the edge of the glass (this helps the salt stick to the glass).
- Roll the glass in the salt.
Recipe and photo taken from Domino.