Whether you’re celebrating National Margarita Day on February 22 or just looking for a delicious drink to enjoy on a hot day, this easy Margarita recipe is perfect. In this recipe, we’ll share everything you need to know. We’ll also teach you how to make a Margarita like a pro, with tips on choosing the right ingredients.
1. What ingredients do you need for the best margarita recipe?
In order to make the perfect margarita, you need three simple ingredients: tequila, lime juice, and triple sec. Of course you will need a glass, ice, and optional salt. 2. How to make an easy homemade margarita.
The key to making a great margarita is using high-quality ingredients and paying attention to the details. Here's our easy recipe that will make you a pro at mixing up these cocktails at home.
1.5 oz tequila
Don't go cheap here and grab a bottle of quality tequila
1 oz triple sec
You can also use orange liqueur instead
.75 oz lime juice
Fresh limes are always best. Slice them into wedges to make it easy to squeeze for the juice. Hold onto an extra one for garnishing.
Let's do this!:
- Add ice to your cocktail shaker and your margarita glass.
- Add all ingredients to your cocktail shaker, cover, and shake well. Strain into your margarita glass filled with ice.
That's it! Very easy. But what if you want to get a bit more fancy?
Let's rim that margarita glass.
Rim your margarita glass with a little bit of sugar for an easy way to dress it up. Just rub the rim of the glass with a lime wedge and then dip it in salt. You can also use sugar, chili powder or cinnamon sugar for a different flavor profile. Get creative and it will start looking like it came from a top Mexican restaurant.
Easy garnish ideas
There are endless possibilities when it comes to garnishes for margaritas. and it really depends on your personal preference.
A popular choice is a salt rimmed glass, but you could also use citrus fruit slices, berries, or even herbs like mint or cilantro. If you're looking to get creative, you could even use fun toppings like whipped cream, sprinkles or chocolate shavings. Whatever your preference, just make sure the garnish goes well with the flavor of your drink.
How do you make your margaritas? Comment below with your ideas.