How to Make a Fresh Lime Margarita

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How to Make a Fresh Lime Margarita Recipe
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Gather all your ingredients. On a flat plate combine coarse salt, sugar, and lime zest. Mix together.

Gather all your ingredients. On a flat plate combine coarse salt, sugar, and lime zest. Mix together.

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Moisten the rim of serving glass with lime wedge.

Moisten the rim of serving glass with lime wedge.

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Invert glass on lime zest-salt mixture.  Twist glass to ensure it is thoroughly coated.

Invert glass on lime zest-salt mixture. Twist glass to ensure it is thoroughly coated.

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Turn glass right side-up.  Pour in 1 1/2 oz tequila, followed by 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice.  Add 1/2 oz orange liqueur.

Turn glass right side-up. Pour in 1 1/2 oz tequila, followed by 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice. Add 1/2 oz orange liqueur.

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Sweeten with 1 1/2 Tbsp simple syrup.  Stir to combine.

Sweeten with 1 1/2 Tbsp simple syrup. Stir to combine.

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Add ice.  Garnish with lime wedge.  If desired, sprinkle a little lime zest on top of drink.

Add ice. Garnish with lime wedge. If desired, sprinkle a little lime zest on top of drink.

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To make simple syrup: combine 1 cup water and 1 cup granulated sugar in a small sauce pot. Set over medium heat and cook until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

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Ingredients

Ounces tequila 
1 Ounce fresh lime juice 
½ Ounces orange liqueur 
Tablespoons simple syrup 
1 Tablespoon coarse salt, or kosher salt 
1 Teaspoon granulated sugar 
zest from 1 lime 
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