Papaya Chili Lime Margaritas

Papaya Chili Lime Margarita

It's warming up around here and with the warmer weather comes the quintessential summer cocktail Margaritas! This recipe adds a twist with chili and papaya added to the mix.  

Papaya Chili Lime Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1/2 triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce papaya puree (strained of fibrous pieces) 
  • garnish: lime wedge, chili sugar/salt for the rim (recipe to follow)

Instructions:

Dip the rim of a DOF glass first in water and then in chili lime sugar/salt. Then, add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker full with ice. Shake until combined and cold and poor into a chilled DOF glass with crushed ice. 

Chili Sugar/Salt: In a shallow dish combine 1 tsp course salt, 1 tsp granulated sugar, with a pinch of cayenne pepper and ancho chili powder. This recipe is enough to rim one glass but multiple to serve for a party ;)

Enjoy!

Papaya Chili Lime Margarita
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