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Jalapeño Margaritas

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6
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  1. 1 jalapeño, poked with a knife
  2. 1 1/3 cups tequila
  3. 1 cup orange liqueur
  4. 1 cup fresh lime juice (10 limes)
  5. 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  6. Kosher salt and ice
  1. In a jar, steep the jalapeño and tequila; keep at room temperature for 3 days.
  2. Strain the tequila into a large pitcher and discard the jalapeño. Stir in the orange liqueur, lime juice and sugar.
  3. Pour the salt and a small amount of the margarita onto 2 rimmed plates. Dip the rims of 6 glasses into the margarita, then into the salt. Fill each glass with ice, pour in the margarita and serve.