Tuesday, May 5, 2015

~ Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Spicy Margarita ~





Are you celebrating today or tonight? Mexican food is just a staple...a part of our food pyramid here in Texas. I love it! If and when you become a citizen of this great state, it's a requirement to sign on for Mexican food! :)

I also love a great margarita. If you like spicy, this is the drink for you!  It will make you feel happy, happy, happy! 

Ingredients
2 oz. Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Cointreau (that's triple sec) 
3/4 oz. lime juice
2 slices jalapeno (remove the seeds and slice into wheels)
Cilantro (just a pinch)

Directions
1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice. 
2. Shake and strain into an iced rocks glass.
3. Garnish with cilantro and jalapeno spiral.
 
Like your marg with salt? Here's how to rim a glass:
Slice a wheel off an orange. Add Kosher salt in a dish. 
Rub the edge of a glass with the rind (this will help the salt stick).
Roll the glass in the salt. 

*I found this drink recipe online but can't remember where. If you know, please advise and I'll be happy to give full credit. A friend makes these and truly, they're delish!

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8 comments:

  1. Whoa! That looks like one awesome drink, Pat! I'm planning Mexican food for tonight, which will make my hubby VERY happy!

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  2. YUM!!! I was SO wanting a margarita tonight but alas, our day did not go as planned. I DO have a one frozen in the freezer. Hmmmm.......I DO want to watch an NCIS episode and what better thing to sip on before going to bed? Thank you!!!

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  3. Oh my goodness, that looks delicious:) Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

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  4. I've never had a spicy margarita, Pat, but it sounds delish! I hope you had a happy Cinco de Mayo!!

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  5. Hi Pat,
    I love Margarita's never heard of a spicey one!!! I bet it has a good bite to it. Hope you enjoyed Cinco de Mayo.
    Kris

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  6. hi pat. thanks for stopping by my place and leaving a comment. i like a good frozen margarita, but my weak, midwestern tastebuds would probably balk at this version. :)

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  7. I do like a good margarita and I do like spicy as long as it's not TOO spicy...I've never had a margarita with jalapeno in it! I would be willing to give this a try. ;-)

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  8. My husband will LOVE a margarita with jalapeño in it--what a great idea! Thanks for the recipe, Pat!

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