Classic Margarita Cocktail
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Who doesn't love a margarita? This classic mix of sweet and sour hits all the right notes. Forget the frozen mush from a revolving mixer, a real margarita is made fresh in a shaker. At Diego, we like to keep it classic with just the traditional ingredients served over ice with a salty rim.

Ingredients

    • 1½ ounce silver tequila
    • 3/4 ounce Cointreau liqueur
    • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, plus more
    • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
    • Salt, for rimming

Preparation

1. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.

2. Coat the rim of a rocks glass rocks glass with lime juice and then dip one edge into salt.

3. Fill the glass with fresh ice, strain the cocktail into the glass and serve.