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Recipe courtesy of Eddie Garcia

Poblano Pepper Smash

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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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

  1. 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. 
  2. Rim a margarita glass with the lime wedge and dip in the Montreal steak spice. 
  3. 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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