There is no solid proof who invented this fantastic concoction. One of the earliest stories of it’s invention is in 1938 Mexico. Nowadays, it’s one of the most common tequila-based cocktails and a must-add to your party menu.
- 2 green or red chillies
- tequila, to drizzle
- 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp lime juice
- 1/4 cup Grand Marnier Liqueur
- 2 mango, peeled and cut into strips
- coarse salt
- lime wedges, for serving
- Chop one of the chilies and, together with the tequila, place in a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside to infuse overnight.
- Strain the tequila into a large bowl and add the lime juice, Grand Marnier and mango juice. Stir to combine and chill.
- Place the salt on a flat plate or surface. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of each glass before turning it upside down onto the salt and then twisting the glass to coat the rim.
- Serve the margarita in a Martini or wine glass with crushed ice and garnish with the remaining chili and lime wedges.
Quick tip: To serve frozen margaritas, blend your mixture with some ice until it is slushy.