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Lemon margarita

Simple Lemon Margarita


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

Description

Want a lemony spin on the classic cocktail? This simple lemon margarita uses just 4 ingredients and is ready in mere minutes!


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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) tequila
  • 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) Cointreau
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (3/4 ounce) fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt or flaky sea salt, for the rim
  • For the garnish: lemon wedge

Instructions

  1. Cut a notch in a lemon wedge, then run the lemon around the rim of a glass. Dip the edge of the rim into a plate of salt (or for a festive look, use our Margarita Salt).
  2. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with 4 ice cubes and shake until cold.
  3. Strain the margarita into the glass with the salted rim. Fill the glass with ice and serve.

  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Lemon Margarita