Classic Margarita Recipe

The Margarita is such a popular drink that it's almost impossible to beat! This may be why there are fewer tequila cocktails than there are vodka, gin, or whiskey. Even so, the cocktail is incredibly simple and easy to make. The sweet, sour, and salty drink harmoniously combines and perfectly balances only three ingredients. It's a crowd favorite and easy to remember, making it ideal for backyard BBQs, pool parties, or during a meal with friends. As with most cocktails with few ingredients, the result of your drink highly depends on the quality of the vodka. 

 

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1.5 oz. blanco tequila 
  • 1 oz. orange liqueur
  • 0.5 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Ice cubes 
  • Lime wedge

 

Directions

  • Pour the kosher salt into a plate or wide bowl
  • Rub the lime wedge around the rim of the glass, and dip the rim in the salt
  • Fill glass with ice cubes and set aside
  • Add tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker, and shake for 10 seconds or until chilled
  • Strain into your prepared cocktail glass and garnish with a lime wedge 

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