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Guy Fieri's Chipotle-Barbecue Margarita
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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Rating:
(4 rated)
Servings:
1

Putting barbecue sauce in a drink might sound pretty out there, but it really amps up the sweet and smoky flavors of this classic citrusy cocktail.

Ingredients

  • Chipotle Rim

    • 10 teaspoons chipotle powder
    • 1 teaspoon fine sugar
    • Freshly squeezed lime juice
    • Ice
  • Margarita

    • Ice
    • 2 ounces blanco tequila
    • 1 ounce agave nectar
    • 1 ½ ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 1/2 ounce bourbon brown sugar barbecue sauce
    • 2 dashes angostura bitters

Preparation

For the rim:

1. On a small plate, stir together the chipotle powder and sugar until well blended.

2. Place a small amount of lime juice on a second small plate.

3. Dip the rim of a cocktail glass into the lime juice and then slowly rotate the edge around in the chipotle sugar. Fill with ice and set aside.

For the margarita:

1. Fill a cocktail shaker with several ice cubes and add the tequila, agave nectar, lime juice, barbecue sauce and bitters.

2. Cover shaker and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.

3. Strain contents from the shaker into the rimmed glass and serve.

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