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Cranberry margarita

Cranberry margarita

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Add a dash of festive spirit to any Christmas party with this vivid red tequila, cranberry and triple sec cocktail, decorated with an orange sugar rim

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per glass
NutrientUnit
kcal150
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs10g
sugars3g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • finely grated zest and juice 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 200ml tequila
  • juice 1 lime
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • 50ml triple sec
  • ice

You will need

  • a fine paintbrush

Method

  • STEP 1

    Using a fine, clean paintbrush, paint a thin layer of honey around the rim of 4 margarita or martini glasses. In a saucer, combine the orange zest, salt and sugar, then turn the glasses upside down and dip them into the mixture. Put the glasses in the fridge to chill.

  • STEP 2

    In a cocktail shaker, combine the orange juice, tequila, lime juice, cranberry juice, triple sec and ice, and shake to combine. When the outside of the shaker feels cold, strain the mixture into your prepared glasses and serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2015

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