Chile-Agave Margarita

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Chile Agave MargaritaRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Claire Spollen

If you really like heat, don't seed the chile before muddling. Tender-tongued? Skip muddling; just shake and strain.

Serves 2 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
8 thin slices Fresno chile, divided
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon light agave nectar
2 ounces anejo tequila
1 ounce Grand Marnier


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

1. Combine sugar, rind, and salt on a small plate. Rub rims of 2 glasses with a damp paper towel. Dip rims of glasses in sugar mixture.

2. Place 4 chile slices in a cocktail shaker; muddle slightly. Add remaining ingredients, and fill shaker with ice; shake vigorously 30 seconds or until drink is well chilled. Strain into prepared glasses. Garnish each drink with 2 chile slices.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 121 mg
Calcium 8 mg
Sugars 16 g
Est. Added Sugars 8 g