Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail
A simply gorgeous cocktail best enjoyed seasonally with fresh blood oranges.
Servings 2 Cocktails
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup sugar
- Kosher salt
- 2 ounces Orange liqueur
- 2 ounces fresh lime juice
- 3 ounces blood orange juice 2-3 oranges
- 3 ounces tequila preferably reposado
- salt for the rim lime/orange wedges for garnish
Make a simple syrup by combining water and sugar over medium high heat. Heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat and let cool.
Combine equal parts of salt and sugar and spread on a saucer. Rub the rim of each glass with a lime wedge and then dip the edge into the salt/sugar combination.
Combine 3 oz of simple syrup with orange liqueur, lime juice, blood orange juice and tequila in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake for approximately 30 second until ice cold.
Fill glasses with ice and pour mixture into the glasses. Garnish with an orange slice and lime section.
Serving: 1grams | Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 660mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 84g