Sangrita

Photo: Sangrita

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 10 min
Prep: 35 min
Inactive Prep: 30 min
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 4 to 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 32 ounces tomato juice
  • 2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup Tequila (recommended: Herradura Blanco)
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup agave juice
  • 5 dashes hot pepper sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • Caramelized Spanish Onion, recipe follows
  • 1 guajillo chile, stemmed, seeded, soaked in boiling water for 15 minutes and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • Lime wedged and sliced, for garnish and moistening glass rim
  • Caramelized Spanish Onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
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Directions

Combine into a pitcher the tomato juice, orange juice, tequila, lime juice, agave, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, onion, chile, and pepper. Stir to combine, cover and refrigerate.

In a shallow bowl or plate, combine the smoked paprika and salt. Moisten the rim of the glass with a lime wedge, and dip into the paprika-salt mixture. Put ice into a glass, and pour the mixture over and garnish with a lime slice.
Caramelized Onions:
Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a medium saute pan over medium heat, then add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and caramelized, about 25 minutes. Let cool before adding to the drink.
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