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The Original Margarita Recipe

  • Author: Myles
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


With the right combination of tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and salt, you’ll get to enjoy the iconic drink – Margarita!



1 1/2 oz tequila

1/2 ounce triple sec

1 oz fresh lime juice

1 lime wedge

cubed ice

salt (for rimming)


  1. Chill your glass or wet the rim.
  2. Dip the wet rim in salt and set aside.
  3. Put the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and lots of ice in a shaker. Shake well.
  4. Strain into the salt-rimmed cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.


For the triple sec, Cointreau is highly recommended. You can serve straight up or on the rocks.

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes