Desserts & Drinks
The Original Margarita
An Authentic Mexican CocktailServe up a pitcher of tangy, refreshing margaritas at your next “grownups only” party! This classic cocktail (which originates in Mexico) is a balance of white tequila, lemon juice and orange liqueur with a little salt to rim the glass.
Here, GOYA® Lemon Juice adds fresh citrus taste that promises to perk up the cocktail – and your guests – in no time!
Makes 3 cups (8 servings)
Prep time: 5 min.
Total time: 5 min.
1½ cups tequila blanco (white tequila, 100% agave)
1 cups GOYA® Lemon Juice
½ cup orange liqueur, like Triple Sec or Cointreau
2 tbsp. sugar (optional)
GOYA® Salt (optional)
|1.||In large pitcher, combine tequila, lemon juice, sugar and orange liquor; stir to combine. (Note: Margarita mixture can be made up to 12 hours in advance. Keep in refrigerator, covered.)|
|2.||If using salt, pour onto small plate. Moisten rims of lowball or margarita glasses with a damp paper towel; dip glasses in salt, tapping off excess.|
|3.||Fill glasses with ice. Pour margarita mixture into each glass (about 3 oz. per glass). Serve immediately.|
Individual Margaritas Made Easy
Not expecting a crowd? For each margarita, use this ratio: 1½ oz. tequila, 1 oz. GOYA® Lemon Juice, ½ oz. orange liqueur and ½ tsp. sugar.