Cointreau Margarita

Using an orange-flavored liqueur in a margarita gives the cocktail a sunny and refreshingly zesty taste.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

Ice cubes
3
tablespoons tequila (1 1/2 oz)
2
teaspoons lime juice
1
teaspoon Cointreau
1
lime slice

  • 1 Fill margarita glass with ice. In cocktail shaker with ice, shake tequila, lime juice and Cointreau until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice. Garnish with lime slice.

Expert Tips

Triple Sec or another orange-flavored liqueur can be substituted for Cointreau.

Try aged tequila for a deeper flavor.