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

Classic margarita

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • 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 

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal176
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs5g
sugars5g
fibre0g
protein0.1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ice
  • 50ml tequila reposado
  • 25ml lime juice
  • 20ml triple sec (we used Cointreau)

For the garnish

  • salt
  • 2 lime wedges

Method

  • STEP 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. 

  • STEP 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. 

  • STEP 3

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

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