Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
40 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
4 cocktails
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Lime wedges, for rimming the glass
  • Margarita salt, if desired
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 to 1 cup premium silver tequila
  • 3 tablespoons Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
  • 3 tablespoons Simple Syrup, or to taste, recipe follows
  • 1 cup guava juice
  • Lime slices, for garnishing glass
Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Directions

Rub a lime wedge around the edges of a margarita glasses and dip immediately in the margarita salt, if desired, turning to coat. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes.

In a blender, combine the ice, lime juice, tequila, Triple Sec, Simple Syrup, and guava juice and blend until combined and ice cubes are crushed. Pour into the chilled glasses, garnish each with a lime slice, and serve immediately.

Simple Syrup:

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

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