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Cucumber-Cilantro Margarita

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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4 thin slices peeled cucumber

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, plus 1 sprig

2 tablespoons sugar

3 lime wedges

2 1/2 ounces silver tequila

2 ounces triple sec

Juice of 1 fresh lime

Large ice cubes

Kosher salt


  1. Muddle 3 slices cucumber, 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, the sugar and 1 lime wedge in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the tequila, triple sec and lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake heavily. Rub a rocks glass with the remaining 2 lime wedges and coat with salt (optional). Fill a glass with ice and strain the cocktail into the glass. Garnish with the cilantro sprig and remaining cucumber slice.