Poblano Pepper Smash

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 poblano chiles, 1 left whole and 1 thinly sliced into rings, for serving
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Montreal steak spice, for serving
  • 2 ounces gin, such as Desert Dry Gin from Arizona Distilling Company
  • 3/4 ounce maple syrup mixed with 1/4 ounce water
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 bar spoon mescal
Directions
  • Roast the whole poblano chile over an open flame, turning occasionally, until charred all over. Let cool slightly and then skin, seed and puree it in a blender.

  • Rim a margarita glass with the lime wedge and dip in the Montreal steak spice.

  • Add the gin, maple syrup mixture, lemon juice, mescal and 1 1/2 ounces poblano puree to a cocktail shaker. Fill it with ice and shake. Fill the margarita glass with ice. Strain the drink over ice and garnish with a poblano chile slice.


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