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silver margarita

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lori L (JostLori)
San Diego

My mom always said to use the cheapest white tequila possible, but I prefer the better stuff. This one isn't top shelf, but it really tastes great! Plan ahead for this one, because the lime mix takes about 2 hours for the flavors to meld. Don't let it sit more than 24 hours, though, or it will start to get bitter.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For silver margarita

  • 1 tsp
    finely grated lime zest
  • 1/2 c
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 c
    sugar plus
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    sauza conmemorativo tequila (silver)
  • 2 Tbsp
    grand marnier
  • 1 c
    ice, coarsely crushed
  • coarse salt
  • lime wedges

How To Make silver margarita

  • 1
    Made the Lime Mix: Combine the listed ingredients plus 10 tablespoons of water in a glass container. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Strain.
  • 2
    Rub lime on 4 margarita glasses or similar. Dip the rims in the coarse salt. Refrigerate the glasses, if you want, but not necessary.
  • 3
    Combine the tequila, Grand Marnier and the Lime Mix in a large shaker. Add ice and shake for 15-20 seconds or until frosty. Strain into the salted glasses.

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