Cool summer sips are perfect for relaxing — whether it’s herbal iced tea, freshly-squeezed lemonade or something more potent.
Mix up some Jalapeño Margaritas and invite some friends over. Add some chips, salsa and sour cream to munch on and you have yourself a G.T. (Get Together).
Chilled Jalapeño Margarita
Kosher salt, for rim
1/4 jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped, or to taste
1 lime, cut into wedges (reserve 1 wedge or slice for garnish)
Ice, for serving
3 ounces sour mix, available in grocery stores
2 ounces tequila, or to taste
Chill margarita glass.
Pour some salt out onto a flat plate.
Rub 1 lime wedge around rim of glass. Dip rim in salt and set aside.
Place jalapeño and 2 lime wedges (or 1/2 lime) in a cocktail shaker. Muddle until slightly mashed. Add ice, sour mix and tequila. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled glass, garnish with lime wedge or slice and serve cold.