Fresh Citrus Margarita
The first time I made these margaritas, I rimmed the glass with sea salt. However, because the margarita itself is not super sweet (no simple syrup here!), I found the sea salt to be too much. However, because the margarita is quite tart, the sugar complimented it perfectly. The margaritas pictured were made with sea salt. In any case, do whatever floats your boat! Makes 4 margaritas.
For the fresh citrus juice:
Makes about 24 ounces, depending on the size of your fruit and your juicer.
4 oranges, skins removed (I used Cara Cara)
3 lemons, skins removed
1 small knob of ginger
8 oz. coconut water
Juice the oranges, lemons, and ginger. Mix together with the coconut water.
For the margaritas:
6 oz. fresh citrus juice
1.5 oz. tequila
0.5 oz. triple sec
Pinch of sea salt
Combine in a cocktail shaker with ice (or just mix by hand if you don’t have a cocktail shaker). Rim your class with an orange slice and dip into the sugar. Fill your glass with ice, then add the cocktail mixture. Garnish with an orange slice. Enjoy!