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Margarita

Glassware

Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1 wedge lime
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) fresh lime juice
  • 2 heaped teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) Cointreau or other triple sec orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) reposado tequila
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Method

  1. Spread salt on a small plate.
  2. Rub lime wedge halfway around rim of glass.
  3. Dip moistened side of glass in salt to lightly coat. Set aside.
  4. In cocktail shaker, stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar partially dissolves (around 5 seconds).
  5. Add Cointreau, tequila and 1 cup ice cubes.
  6. Shake vigorously for 25 seconds then strain into prepared glass.
  7. Fill glass with remaining ice cubes.


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