Food Culture of the South
Makes 1 cocktail
1 cup mango puree, frozen and cut into cubes
1 1/3 cup mezcal
2/3 cup lime juice (from about 6 limes)
½ cup simple syrup
4 cups ice
Garnish: Chamoy sauce*
*Chamoy is a sweet-spicy condiment from Mexico that’s made from pickled fruit and chiles and has the consistency of honey. It’s often used to rim drink glasses for a fruity kick. Look for it in the international aisle at your grocery store or try making your own
- In a blender, combine mango puree, mezcal, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice.
- Blend until smooth with a frosty, creamy consistency.
- Meanwhile, add a drizzle of chamoy to the inside of a rocks glass (use more if you like heat).
- Pour frozen mangonada into rocks glass and stir to swirl in chamoy.
- From Las Almas Rotas, Dallas