The BEST Margarita Recipe
The classic margarita is an easy to make with tequila, triple sec and lime juice. It's also easy to remember with a 2:1:1 ratio. Watch the video above to see how quickly it comes together!
Servings: 1 serving
- 2 oz tequila
- 1 oz orange liqueur (triple sec)
- 1 oz lime juice
- 1 lime for garnish
- 1 tbsp margarita salt (optional)
If you'd like a salt rimmed glass, slice a lime into quarters and rub one of the quarters along the rim of a glass. Spread margarita salt onto a small plate and turn the glass upside down into the salt. The salt should stick to the rim.
To make the margarita, add the tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Give it a few shakes.
Alternatively, you can stir all of the ingredients together.
Add ice to your glass, then pour the margarita into the glass. Garnish with lime wedges.
- Make sure to use fresh limes for the lime juice and not bottled lime juice. The flavor difference is huge.
- If you're making a large batch and serving margaritas outdoors, I recommend this break resistant pitcher (and it's big!).
Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.4mg