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Citrus Margarita with Smoky Chile Salt

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 1
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Triple citrus (orange, lemon, lime) margarita with a smoky chile salt rim. Chile salt is hand mixed with fine sea salt, ancho and chipotle chile powders.

Ingredients

Simple Syrup

1
cup sugar
1
cup water

Smoky Chile Salt

2
tablespoons fine sea salt
1/4
teaspoon ancho chile powder
1/8
teaspoon chipotle chile powder

Citrus Margarita

Lime wedge
3/4
oz Simple Syrup
1 1/2
oz blanco tequila
1/2
oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
1/2
oz fresh lime juice
1/2
oz fresh orange juice
1/4
oz fresh lemon juice

Directions

  • 1 To make Simple Syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/4 cups.
  • 2 To make Smoky Chile Salt, mix sea salt, ancho powder and chipotle powder in small bowl until well mixed. Spread mixture on a small plate.
  • 3 To make margarita, rub outside rim of cocktail glass with lime wedge to moisten; roll in chile salt to coat rim of glass. To cocktail shaker, add 3/4 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, lime juice, orange juice and lemon juice. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish as desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
590mg
25%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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