Use fresh Key lime juice to give this margarita a tropical flair. Instead of simple syrup to balance the tart lime flavor, use agave nectar, a sweetener produced in Mexico that's sweeter than sugar.

Jimmy Shaw
Recipe by Coastal Living May 2010

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Jennifer Davick; Styling: Jamie Kim

Recipe Summary

prep:
8 mins
total:
8 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 serving
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rub rim of a rocks or margarita glass with lime wedge, then dip in coarse salt.

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  • Combine Key lime juice and remaining ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Shake vigorously, and pour into prepared glass.

Chef's Notes

For a spicy jalapeño version, add 1 1/2 teaspoons jalapeño chile sauce to the shaker.

Source

Lotería Grill, Hollywood, California

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