BURNIN' BEAK BURNIN' RITAS
The margarita, a classic cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lime juice often served with salt on the rim, is a staple in most Mexican food restaurants. This variation adds some sweet, tangy heat to the drink making it even more enticing.
Which Burnin' Beak Pepper Jelly to choose for this recipe depends on how spicy you want your cocktail. Mild, Hot or Super Hot, this one will have you doing the cha cha!
Beware: these are so delicious they border on addictive.
2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
1 T Cointreau or other orange liqueur
1 T Mild, Hot or Super Hot Habanero pepper jelly
2 oz of your favorite tequila
Salt and ancho chili powder (optional)
1. Place all ingredients into a shaker and shake well.
2. Mix salt and ancho chili powder on a small plate, rum a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and lightly press the rim of the glass in the salt/chili powder mixture. Add ice.
3. Pour the margarita mixture over the ice. Garnish the glass with a slice of lime.
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