Margarita Recipes

Margarita Recipes

El Pino Diablo Margarita Recipe

(Famed Chef and Modren Mexican Maestro, Richard Sandoval reveals the secret to his Diablo Margarita)

  • 1 1/2 oz pineapple and serrano chile-infussed tequila (see below)
  • 1/2 oz agave nectar
  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen lime concentrate
  • Fill with sour mix (1 part fresh lime juice, 3/4 part fresh lemon juice, 1/2 part simple syrup, 1part water)
  • Dash of pineapple juice
  • Garnish with sliced serrano chiles

Pineapple and Serrano Chile-infused Tequila

  • 1 bottle of silver Cruz Tequila
  • 1 serrano chile diced
  • 1/2 medium pineapple diced

Pour bottle of tequila into an airtight container and add the serrano chile, diced. Add 1/2 meduim pineapple, diced, and refrigerate for tow days.

Albuquerque Style Margarita Recipe

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Coarse or kosher salt
  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen lime concentrate
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 6 tablespoons Triple Sec
  • 1 (12 ounce) can lemon-lime or grapefruit soda
  • 3 to 4 cup ice cubes
  • Lime twist for garnish
  • Lime peel for garnish

Rub rim of each cocktail glass with lime wedge; swirl glass in salt to coat rim. Combine half of each of the remaining ingredients, except garnishes, in blender container; blend until ice is finely chopped and mixture is slushy. Pour into salt-rimmed glasses. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Garnish, if desired.

Blue Margarita Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz. tequila
  • 1/2 oz. blue Curacao
  • 1 teaspoon Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. lime juice

Add ingredients, plus ice, to cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain into salted glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

Blue Lagoon Margarita Recipe

  • 1 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Blue Curacao
  • Splash of Lime juice
  • Splash of Lemon Lime Soda
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice

Pour the tequila, Blue Curacao, 7-Up and Rose's lime juice into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Add pineapple juice to taste, and shake vigorously. Strain into an old-fashioned glass 1/4 filled with ice cubes, and serve. ingredients into blender and blend.

Chocolate Margarita Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz tequila (any kind)
  • 1 oz Godiva liquor
  • 2 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 3/4 oz cream or half and half
  • 2 oz orange juice
  • Stirrings Cocoa Rimmer
  • Ice

RIm the glass with the cocoa rimmer. Combine all ingredients in a shaker and pour into a glass.

Citrus Margarita Recipe

  • 2 cups tequila
  • 1 cup orange liqueur (Cointreau)
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lime, orange and grapefruit slices

Mix orange, lime and grapefruit juice along with the tequila and orange liqueur. Chill drink. Put everything into a shaker, then shake and strain into a salt-rimmed glass with ice. Garnish using a lime, orange and grapefruit slice.

Cranberry Margarita Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz. tequila
  • 3/4 oz. triple sec
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 oz. cranberry juice
  • 6 ice cubes

Put all ingredients into shaker, shake and serve.

Frozen Margarita Recipe

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups tequila
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 2 tablespoons sifted confectioners' sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime wedges
  • Coarse salt
  • Lime wedges, for garnish

Combine half of each of the first 4 ingredients in container of an electric blender. Process 30 seconds. Gradually add enough ice cubes to bring mixture to 3 1/2 cup level; blend until smooth. If you want to freeze for later use, pour mixture into a large freezer container. Repeat procedure with remaining half of ingredients. Cover tightly and freeze up to 1 month.

To serve, If frozen, thaw 20 minutes or until mixture becomes slushy. Rub rims of cocktail glasses with lime wedge. Place salt in saucer; spin rim of each glass in salt. Pour beverage into prepared glasses. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately. Yields about 7 cups.

Frozen Virgin Margarita Recipe

  • 12oz can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 2 cups ice
  • 12oz bottle non-alcoholic beer
  • 2 oz fresh lime juice

In a blender or food processor, whirl limeade concentrate and ice until ice is very finely crushed. Add beer (if space in blender is limited, add only part of the beer). Pour into salt-rimmed glasses (add any remaining beer equally to each) and garnish with lime wedges. Serves 6.

Grapefruit Margarita Recipe

  • 3/4 cup of grapefruit juice
  • 6 oz tequila
  • 2 oz triple sec
  • 2 oz ice
  • Several grapefruit wedges

Combine all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth consistency. Place grapefruit wedge on rim of the glass. Makes 6 - 8 servings.

Jimmy Buffett's Perfect Margarita Recipe

  • Crushed ice
  • 3 wedges lime
  • 2 ounces gold tequila (Cuervo 1800)
  • 1/2 ounce tequila (Cuervo white)
  • 1 1/4 ounces Rose's Lime Juice
  • 1 splash orange Curaçao (Bols)

Put all ingredients except the 3 lime wedges into a shaker. Squeeze 2 of the lime wedges into the shaker. SHAKE WELL! Rim outside of glass only with lime. Salt only the outside of the glass. Add fresh crushed ice to glass. Strain mixture over ice. Squeeze remaining lime wedge in glass.

Key West Margarita Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz melon liqueur
  • 1 oz Pina colada mix
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1 dash grenadine
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

Mix all in blender. Blend at slow speed until smooth and pour into a glass.

Kiwi Margarita Recipe

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup gold tequila
  • 1/2 cup silver tequila
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 kiwi fruit, peeled

Put all ingredients into a blender with ice and blend. Serve with a lime wedge on glass.

Low Calorie Margarita Recipe

  • 1 tub Crystal Light lemon-lime drink mix
  • 2 cups water
  • Juice of one lime
  • 8 oz. tequila
  • 6 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 4 oz. Presidente Mexican Brandy

Put all ingredients into blender and blend. Garnish with a wedge of lime.

Limeade Margarita Recipe

  • 6oz Minute Maid frozen concentrated limeade
  • 6oz water
  • 4oz tequila
  • 2oz Cointreau, Triple Sec or Grand Marnier

Serve on the rocks.

Mango Margarita Recipe

  • 4 oz. tequila
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 2 mangos, peeled and seeded
  • 2 oz. water
  • 2 cups crushed ice

Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Makes 2 servings.

Pineapple Tangerine Margarita Recipe

  • 6 tangerines, tangelos, or mandarin oranges
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple cubes, tightly packed or canned pineapple chunks
  • 2 tablespoons , rice syrup, or other sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1/8 teaspoon mild chili powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Pineapple wedges dipped in chili powder for garnish

Juice tangerines. You should have about 1 3/4 cups juice. Place in blender with pineapple, sweetener, lime juice, ice, chili powder, and salt. Blend on highest speed till smooth, about 30 seconds. Serve margaritas in goblets garnished with pineapple wedges.

Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

  • 1 cup fresh squeezed limes
  • 1 cup Cointreau
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 cup Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 2 cups sliver tequila

In a pitcher mix the ingredients. Shake well and poor over ice.

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz premium tequila
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 1/2 oz prickly pear juice
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 2 1/2 oz lemonade

Mix ingredients in ratio below over ice.

Raspberry Margarita Recipe

  • 15 to 20 red raspberries
  • 2 cups ice
  • 2/3 cup margarita mixer
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons Rose’s sweetened lime juice
  • Raspberries (for garnish)

Put raspberries in a blender with the ice, margarita mixer, orange juice concentrate and sweetened lime juice. Blend until smooth and slushy. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with whole raspberries, if desired.

Strawberry Margarita Recipe

  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1/2 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1/2 ounce strawberry schnapps
  • 1/2 ounce lemon or lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh or frozen strawberries

Rub rim of glass with a rind of lemon and dip in salt. Shake ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass.

Tangerine Margarita Recipe

  • 2 oz Sauza Conmemorativo tequila
  • 1 oz Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz tangerine juice

Mix all ingredients with ice and strain into a glass and serve.

Watermelon Margarita Recipe

  • 1-1⁄2 oz. tequila
  • 3⁄4 oz. triple sec
  • 3⁄4 oz. Midori
  • 2 oz. sour mix
  • 6 oz. cubed, seeded watermelon
  • 8 oz. ice

Blend all ingredients together; serve in a 14-ounce glass. Garnish with lime and watermelon wedge.