Classic Margarita with Espelette Salt

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon espelette pepper or chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups fresh lime juice, plus more for rimming glasses
  • 3 cups tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups orange liqueur
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup
  • Lime slices, for garnish
Directions

Combine the salt, pepper and sugar on a plate. Lightly dip the rims of 4 rocks glasses into a small amount of lime juice, then into the salt mixture to crust the edges of the glasses.

Combine the tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur and agave syrup in a large pitcher with ice. Stir vigorously to combine. Pour over ice in the salt-rimmed glasses, garnish with a slice of lime and serve immediately.


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