Mango Margarita

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At the Casa Noble estate, bartender David Yan created this margarita to showcase the property's own tequila. He coats the rim of the glass with citrusy Tajin-brand chile powder, but any powdered chile will give the drink a fun kick. Cocktail Tips from F&W Editors More Terrific Margaritas

Total Time:
15 mins
Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ice

  • 1 lime wedge

  • 3 ounces silver tequila

  • 1 small mango (peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped; 3 ounces)

  • 1 ½ ounces fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon chile powder (such as Tajin, see Note)

  • 2 ounces orange liqueur

  • 1 ½ ounces agave nectar

  • 3 ounces grapefruit soda

Directions

  1. Spread the chile powder in a dish. Moisten the rim of a margarita glass with the lime wedge; dip the rim in the chile powder to coat. In a blender, puree the mango. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into the glass and serve.

    Mango Margarita
    At the Casa Noble estate, bartender David Yan created this margarita to showcase the property's own tequila. He coats the rim of the glass with citrusy Tajin-brand chile powder, but any powdered chile will work to give the drink a fun kick. This is the perfect frozen cocktail to sip on by the pool. © John Kernick

Notes

Tajin chile powder gets its tang from dehydrated lemon juice. It is available at Latin markets and online at mifiesta.com.

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