Recipe video above. Classic margarita! Fresh and zingy with just a touch of sweet. Crazy sugary margaritas are just wrong!!! Use recipe SCALER to make a big jug. Bonus Skinny Margarita version provided - but NOTE if you make classic margaritas the propery way (per this recipe), they only have 15 calories more than Skinny Margaritas!
Cuisine: Mexican, Western
Keyword: Margaritas, skinny margaritas
45 ml / 1.5oz tequila
30 ml / 1 ozlime juice
15 ml/ 0.5 ozCointreau(or other Triple Sec) (Note 1)
60 ml/ 2oztequila
45 ml / 1.5 ozlime juice
30 ml / 1 ozorange juice
1tsplight agave nectar(Note 2)
For serving / salt rim:
1lime wedge, plus extra for serving
Chill glasses in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Place salt in small dish.
Rub rim lightly with lime wedge, then press rim down into salt.
Margarita (both versions):
Place ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake 15 times to chill well.
Strain into cocktail glass or tumbler. Ice in glass is optional.
1. Triple sec is an orange flavoured liquor. The most popular brand is Cointreau.2. Agave nectar is a natural sweetener with lower calories than sugar and other liquid sweet things like honey (it has about half the calories or honey). Nowadays can be found in large supermarkets (Australia: Coles/Woolies/Harris).3. Big batch - make in jug and keep in the fridge. Don't use ice - they will melt and dilute the flavour. Or use non-melting ice options like reusable ice cubes (artificial ice cubes).4. Nutrition for classic Margarita. Skinny Margarita - 148 calories with 11g carbs, it has more carbs because of the sugar in the orange juice!