Drinks

Blood Orange Margarita

The blood orange margarita served at Mex 1 in Charleston
Recipe courtesy of Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, West Ashley, South Carolina |

Got a bag of blood oranges at the store and now not sure what to do with all of them? Mex 1 Coastal Cantina in Charleston shared their fan favorite blood orange margarita recipe. It’s essentially a Tommy’s margarita, plus the addition of fresh blood orange juice and blood orange liqueur. It requires minimal ingredients to shake up this fruit-forward sipper.

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yields

Makes 1 drink

    Ingredients
  • 1½ ounce reposado tequila
  • ½ ounce blood orange liqueur
  • 1½ ounce blood orange juice
  • ½ ounce lime juice
  • ¾ simple syrup or agave
  • Salt, for rimming
steps

In a cocktail tin filled with ice, combine all ingredients and shake vigorously until cold, 5 to 10 seconds. Set aside. Rim a pint or rocks glass with salt and fill with fresh ice. Strain cocktail into glass.

  • Recipe courtesy of Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, West Ashley, South Carolina

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