If you really like heat, don't seed the chile before muddling. Tender-tongued? Skip muddling; just shake and strain.
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
Est. added sugars 8g
How to Make It
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.
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.