Inspired by the colors of the Mexican flag, this drink is served in 3 separate shot glasses consisting of tequila (white), fresh lime juice (green), and sangrita (red)-a spicy tomato-based chaser. Each serving requires 1-ounce each of tequila, lime juice, and sangrita. The sangrita part of this recipe will make enough for 14 (1-ounce) shots.
- Tequila, 1-ounce per serving
- Fresh lime juice, 1-ounce (about 2 tablespoons) per serving
- Red part (Sangrita)*
- 3/4 cups orange juice
- 3/4 cups regular or spicy tomato juice
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 medium jalapeno chile, stemmed, seeded and coarsely chopped
- Pinch salt
White part: Fill tequila shot glasses with tequila.
Green part: Fill tequila shot glasses with lime juice.
Red part: Put all of the ingredients for the sangrita in a blender and process until smooth. Fill tequila shot glasses with sangrita.
Each guest is served 1 shot of each part or color to sip.
Sangrita can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.