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Orange margarita

Perfect Orange Margarita


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This orange margarita recipe is full of big citrus flavor! Mix up this refreshing cocktail as a single drink or a pitcher. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 ounces* tequila blanco or reposado
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ounce triple sec (or Cointreau)
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt or flaky sea salt, for the rim (optional)
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice)

Instructions

  1. Cut a notch in a lime wedge, then run the lime around the rim of a glass. Dip the edge of the rim into a plate of salt (or for a festive look, use Margarita Salt).
  2. Single drink: Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Shake until cold. Strain the margarita into the glass with the salted rim. Fill the glass with ice and serve.
  3. Pitcher: Place 1 1/2 cups tequila, 1 1/2 cups orange juice, 1 cup triple sec, and 1 cup lime juice in a pitcher. Add 3 handfuls ice and stir until cold. 

Notes

*To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons. 

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Orange margarita