Roasted Jalepeno Margarita

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
1 cocktail
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 1 jalapeno
  • Ice
  • 3 ounces Homemade Sour Mix, recipe follows
  • 2 ounces tequila reposado
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges and wheels
  • Salt, for the rim if desired
  • Homemade Sour Mix:
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
Directions

Over a hot grill, toast the jalapeno until lightly blistered on the outside and fragrant. Slice into 1/4-inch-thick wheels.

In a cocktail shaker, add 2 slices roasted jalapeno, ice and the Homemade Sour Mix. Muddle, then add the tequila and the juice of 1 lime wedge. Shake. Rim a margarita glass with the wedge of a lime and salt, if using. Serve over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Homemade Sour Mix:

Combine the sugar and 1 1/2 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and cool. Add the lemon and lime juice. Chill until ready to use. Yield: 3 1/2 cups.

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