Mokapink.com-Cocktail-margaritaA popular myth states that the Margarita cocktail originated in Mexico. The personality and taste of the cocktail reflects the flavor of its native land. A versatile cocktail which lends itself to several methods of preparation and variations in fruit flavorings makes it one of the most common tequila-based cocktail in the world. It blends easily with liqueurs. The drink is served shaken with ice, on the rocks, blended with ice / frozen margarita or without ice (straight up). Margaritas may be served in a variety of glasses, most notably the stereotypical margarita glass, a variant of the classic Champagne coupe.

Ingredients:

Lemon or lime,
35 ml Tequila,
20 ml Cointreau or triple sec,
15 ml lemon or lime juice,
Ice cubes.

Tools:

Shaker.

Preparation:

Rub the rim of the glass with the lemon or lime slice to make the salt stick to it. Add tequila, lemon/lime juice, Cointreau/triple sec and sugar to a shaker and shake for few seconds. Carefully pour into the glass (taking care not to dislodge any salt). Garnish and serve over ice.

Garnish: Lemon or lime twist, salt.
Type: Potent.
Glass: Cocktail.
Difficulty: Easy.

 

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