Mango Margarita

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
15 min

Yield:
4 drinks
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • For the Mango Margarita Mix:
  • 1 1/4 pounds fresh mangoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Gray salt
  • For the drink:
  • 3 cups ice
  • 1 1/2 cups Mango Margarita Mix
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces triple sec
  • Lime wedges
  • Mint Salt, recipe follows
Directions
For the drink:
  • Peel and pit the mangoes and cut them into large chunks. Place the mango in a blender with the water, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth. Taste and add more sugar, if necessary.

  • Fill the blender with ice and add the Mango Margarita Mix, tequila, and triple sec. Blend until smooth. Rub the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge and dip into Mint Salt to coat rim. Fill glass and enjoy!

Mint Salt:
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves

  • 1 cup gray salt or coarse sea salt

  • Clean and dry mint and roughly chop. With a mortar and pestle, crush equal parts fresh mint and salt.

  • Yield: about 1 cup salt


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