how to make a silver tequila classic margarita
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The Best Classic Margarita Recipe

The most perfect classic Margarita recipe is quick and easy to make. This lip smacking tequila cocktail served over ice is the best drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 455kcal
Author Krissy Allori

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces tequila silver recommended
  • 2 ounces lime juice freshly squeezed (more if you like it tart)
  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup recipe link in notes
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur Grand Marnier

For rim of glass:

  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lime juice, Simple Syrup and orange liqueur. Cover and shake until mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds. 
  • Use leftover lime to moisten edge of glass. Place salt, sugar, lime juice mixture on a small plate. Press the rim of the glass into the mixture to coat the rim.
  • Fill glass with ice. Strain margarita into the glass. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

How to make simple syrup: https://selfproclaimedfoodie.com/make-simple-syrup/

Nutrition

Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Sodium: 2346mg | Potassium: 66mg | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin C: 17mg | Iron: 1mg