Cucumber-Cilantro Margarita

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 4 thin slices peeled cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, plus 1 sprig
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 lime wedges
  • 2 1/2 ounces silver tequila
  • 2 ounces triple sec
  • Juice of 1 fresh lime
  • Large ice cubes
  • Kosher salt
Directions

Muddle 3 slices cucumber, 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, the sugar and 1 lime wedge in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the tequila, triple sec and lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake heavily. Rub a rocks glass with the remaining 2 lime wedges and coat with salt (optional). Fill a glass with ice and strain the cocktail into the glass. Garnish with the cilantro sprig and remaining cucumber slice.

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