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Margarita Suprema

On the rocks or frozen, with salt or without, nothing captures the festive spirit of Mexico and the Southwest like a tart margarita. At great personal cost, we tested and sampled and retested several versions of this popular cocktail to bring you the perfect margarita. Salud!…

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On the rocks or frozen, with salt or without, nothing captures the festive spirit of Mexico and the Southwest like a tart margarita. At great personal cost, we tested and sampled and retested several versions of this popular cocktail to bring you the perfect margarita. Salud!

Servings
Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • Saucer of kosher salt (about 1⁄4-inch deep)
  • 11⁄4 oz. tequila
  • 1 1⁄4 oz. orange liqueur (such as Cointreau or Triple Sec)
  • 1 1⁄2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • Ice

Preparation

  1. Run lime wedge around rim of hurricane-style margarita glass. Dip rim of glass into saucer of salt, rotating rim in salt until coated with desired amount,
  2. Into 16-oz. cocktail shaker glass add ice, then add tequila, liqueur and lime juice. Cover and shake vigorously, 5 seconds. Pour mixture into salt-rimmed glass.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 Serving
  • Calories 218
  • Carbohydrate Content 19 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 0 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 270 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g