Classic margarita served in a short glass and garnished with a slice of lime

Classic margarita

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins


Serves 1

Tequila and triple sec combine in this fabulous short cocktail mixed with lime juice. Garnish the rim of the glass with salt for that extra punch 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal176
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0g
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  • ice
  • 50ml tequila reposado
  • 25ml lime juice
  • 20ml triple sec (we used Cointreau)

For the garnish

  • salt
  • 2 lime wedges


  1. Sprinkle a few teaspoons of salt over the surface of a small plate or saucer. Rub one wedge of lime along the rim of a tumbler and then dip it into the salt so that the entire rim is covered. 

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, lime juice and triple sec. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels cold. 

  3. Strain the mix into the prepared glass over fresh ice. Serve with a wedge of lime.

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11th Apr, 2020
Delicious! Very popular among guests. Ignore the comment below, they're just being pretentious.
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Da Ducky
21st Apr, 2019
3/5 with salt which kinda unfreshens the taste. Also cointreai is a no no. It has an oily, sort of texture and sickly taste. Triple sec is a much cleaner and nicer taste to my mind. So with no salt and triple sec and shaken over over and decanted 4/5.
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