Basic Margarita

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Basic Margarita
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 26, 2023


  • 1½ ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • Salt, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and sugar. Shake until all ingredients are combined.
  2. Fill a rocks glass with ice cubes, then strain the margarita mixture into the glass.
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprinkle of salt.

Interesting Facts

  • The margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the world.
  • The first margarita recipe was created in 1938 in Mexico.
  • The classic margarita is made with just tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and sugar.