Southern Living
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke
1 serving


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Lime wedge
Margarita salt
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
2 tablespoons tequila


Rub rim of a chilled margarita glass with lime wedge, and dip rim in margarita salt. Fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice. Add powdered sugar, lime juice, liqueur, and tequila. Cover with lid; shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into prepared glass.

Drop In: Cilantro. A staple of Mexican cuisine, this herb complements the often peppery flavor of tequila. Or give basil a try instead.

Created date

May 2011