Strawberry Margaritas with Dried Strawberry Lime Salted Rims

June 26th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink



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Makes 1 margarita

Perfectly simple and delicious, a fresh strawberry margarita says summer like few other things do. With eh addition of the strawberry lime salted rim this drink becomes exquisite

Ingredients

2 ounces tequila (white or pink is best)
1 ounce orange liquor (triple sec or grand marinier type)
Pinch of lime zest
Juice of 2 limes
1 ounce strawberry puree (more for a sweeter version)
Strawberry Lime Salt for inside and the rim (recipe follows)

Directions

In a shaker filled with ice, place the tequila, orange liquor, pinch of lime zest, juice or 2 limes and the strawberry puree. Add a pinch of the strawberry salt and shake vigorously. Pour the mixture, ice and all, into a low ball glass rimmed with the strawberry salt. Garnish with a strawberry or a lime wedge.

Dried Strawberry Lime Salt
Makes ½ cup

An amazing little salt garnish for a plethora of desires, most importantly making the rim of you margaritas a tasty treat.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon lime zest
1 tablespoon dried strawberries, crushed into dust
½ cup pink Himalayan coarse sea salt (maldon salt ok as well)
Juice of 1 lime

Directions

In a mixing bowl mix together all ingredients until combined well and semi moist and clumpy like margarita salt. Depending on the juice amount of the lime you may need another one. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator for about a month.

Blood Orange Thyme Margarita

October 21st, 2009 § 1 comment § permalink

Makes four Margaritas

INGREDIENTS

6-8 oz tequila
2 oz orange liquor (Triple Sec or any higher end brand is fine)
juice of two Blood oranges
juice of two limes
1 tablespoon of thyme leaves
a pinch of salt

PREPARATION

Mix 6-8 oz tequila, 2 oz orange liquor (Triple Sec or any higher end brand is fine), the juice of two Blood oranges, the juice of two limes, one tablespoon of thyme leaves, and a pinch of salt in a shaker. Shake well and strain into lowball glasses that have been rimmed with a combination of salt and fresh thyme over shaved or crushed ice and garnish with a slice of blood orange.

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