Today is National Margarita Day Celebrate at Home with these Recipes from Fairmont Mayakoba.
Recipe – Cucumber Habanero Margarita
- 1oz 100% Agave Tequila Reposado
- 1oz 100% Agave Tequila Reposado Habanero Infused*
- 1oz Fresh Lime Juice
- .75oz Agave Nectar*
- Garnish: Orange Peel and Half Salted Rim
- Glassware: Double Old Fashioned 12oz
First rim the glass with salt by taking a lime wedge and rubbing the outside of the lip of the glass. Then by using a plate with kosher salt on it press the rim of the glass to the salt. Salt half the rim. Add all ingredients into a shaker tin then shake vigorously for 5 seconds. Strain over fresh ice into salt rimmed glass then garish with orange peel.
Use 1 fresh habanero the size of a large strawberry. Slice is quarters then add to 1 bottle of Reposado tequila. Let rest for 24hrs. Tequila is ready for use.
Using the similar ratio in making simple syrup do the same with agave nectar. One-part agave nectar: 1 part water. Feel free to add the zest of lime and orange to the syrup for added flavor.
16oz Agave Nectar:
Zest of 2 limes
- 40 ml Tequila
- 20 ml Triple Sec
- 20 ml Lime Juice
- Ice cube
- Lime for decoration
Pour tequila, triple sec, lemon juice, and add ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Close the shaker and shake well. Rub the quarter lime on the rim of a margarita glass. Then dip the rim of the glass in fine salt to “frost” the glass. Pour the cocktail into the glass, garnish with a lime slice, and your Margarita is ready!
This spicy and tangy version of the Cinnamon and Passion Fruit Margarita makes a delicious and original drink.
Mix all the ingredients in a shaker, shake and strain the cocktail into pretty glasses frosted with Guérande salt. Decorate with a slice of orange and a cinnamon stick for a touch of Christmas cheer.
- 30 ml Cointreau
- 50 ml of Tequila Blanco
- 20 ml Fresh Passion Fruit Juice
- 5 ml Cinnamon Syrup
Strawberry Mango Margarita
This fruity version of the Strawberry Mango Margarita is a fresh, full-flavored drink.
Blend the strawberries, mango, lime juice, and chili in a food processor until smooth. Fill your shaker with ice and pour in the fruit mixture; add the triple sec and tequila. Shake well, then strain into chilled cups. Add decoration if necessary!
- 80g Strawberries, hulled
- ¼ of Mango, cut into pieces
- 1/3 Juice of a Lime
- 1/5 Long Green Chili, seeded and finely chopped
- 10ml Triple Sec
- 30ml Tequila