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Classic Margarita Recipe

Refreshing Margarita cocktail with only three main ingredients
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Drinks
Servings: 1 people
Author: Chris Tunstall


  • 2 ounce Blanco Tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau triple sec
  • 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Salt for Rim of Glass (Optional-- Use a coarse salt like kosher salt)
  • 3-4 Additional Lime Slices for Garnish


  •  If you're using salt, rim classic Margarita glass or rocks glass by running a lime wedge around the edge and then dipping it in salt.
  • Fill your glass a with ice cubes and set the prepared glass aside.
  • In a cocktail shaker with ice, add tequila, triple sec, and lime juice.
  • Shake well and double-strain into the prepared cocktail glass with salt rim. Garnish with lime wheel.