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One cocktail glass garnished with a slice of lime.

Authentic Mexican Margarita Recipe

Make the perfect Classic Margarita for your next cocktail night! This drink is so refreshing, great for any time of year, pre-dinner drinks, or any time you need a delicious cocktail.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 glasses
Calories 184kcal
Author Ana Frias


  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 9 oz good tequila
  • ¼ cup Triple Sec
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Salt or sugar for glass optional


  • To make the margarita mixture, combine the lime juice & simple syrup in a small pitcher.
  • Fill the cocktail glasses with crushed ice (all the way to the top) and add the margarita mixture leaving some room for the tequila.
  • Add 1.5 oz of tequila to each glass (one shot glass) and a splash of triple sec.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge.
  • Optional: Rub the rim of four 10-ounce glasses with a lime wedge and dip in salt or sugar prior to filling it with crushed ice. 


Serving: 1glass | Sugar: 16g | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g