Our #1 Margarita Recipe for National Margarita Day

Lucky for you, the holiday falls on a Friday this year.

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©2012 Food Network

2012 Food Network

One might argue that every Friday is Margarita Day, but this year National Margarita Day, aka Feb. 22, actually falls on a Friday — and we'll drink to that! But don't just raise a glass filled with any ol' recipe you find on the internet (or settle for that overly sweet mix).

No, this day of celebration calls for the very best: our No. 1 margarita recipe.

You can make the 5-star recipe in only five minutes, and you won't even need to dig the blender out from the back of the cabinet. Just shake tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur together with ice until your ingredients are mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds. Want salt with that? Our lime-salt-sugar mixture is the perfect balance of sweet and salty.

Cheers!

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