Top Shelf Margarita

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Top Shelf Margarita

Great for Cinco de Mayo, pau hana, or just about any celebration
Course Drinks
Servings 1 Serving


  • 1.5 ounces lime juice, or more, to taste (about 2 limes)
  • 2 ounces top shelf tequila (recommend Cuervo Gold or Anejo Tequila)
  • 1 ounce orange flavored liqueur (Grand Marnier or Cointreau)
  • 1.5 cups ice cubes
  • lime slice or wedge
  • coarse kosher salt


  1. Run the lime slice around the rim of the stemmed, wide mouthed glass to moisten it, then turn the glass upside down and press the rim in the kosher salt.
  2. Set glass aside.
  3. In a cocktail shaker combine all remaining ingredients and shake well to chill.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass and serve immediately.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge as desired.


*For the ultimate in Margarita, choose a Super Premium Tequila.
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