Chef Dean Fearing calls this drink, which is a best seller at his wife Lynae's popular Dallas restaurant Shinsei, "the fall margarita." The sweet-tart blood orange flavor intensifies the margarita-ness of it. More Margaritas

Dean Fearing
November 2007

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Recipe Summary

total:
40 mins
Yield:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pitcher, mix the blood orange juice with the lime juice, Cointreau and silver tequila. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

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  • Spread a small mound of salt on a small plate. Moisten the outer rim of 12 martini glasses with the orange wedge, then dip the rims into the salt to lightly coat.

  • Add ice to the pitcher and stir well, then strain into the prepared glasses. Garnish each margarita with a blood orange slice and a sage sprig and serve.

Make Ahead

The margarita recipe can be prepared through Step 1 and refrigerated, covered, overnight.