The Perfect MargaritaPrintable Version of this Recipe


contributed by Tami, sailing vessel Heart of Gold

The key to this margarita is using Mexican Limes/Key Limes.  These small greenish-yellow limes that are very acidic and full juice & flavor. 

  • 1 oz. white tequila
  • 1 oz. Controy (Mexican orange liqueur) - can also use triple sec or Cointreau
  • Juice of 1 Mexican Lime
  • Salt - course
  • Ice

Moisten rim of a cocktail glass with lime juice then invert glass in a saucer of salt.  Shake tequila, liqueur, lime juice, and ice together and strain into a glass.

Makes 1 margarita.

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