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Honey Blood Orange Margaritas with Smoky Lime Salt

Honey Blood Orange Margaritas with Smoky Lime Salt

  • Author: Molly
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 margaritas (easily multiplied) 1x


These Honey Blood Orange Margaritas with Smoky Lime Salt are a seasonal twist on a classic, featuring winter citrus at its finest, along with a smoky salt rim that really takes these flavors over the top. This cocktail is sweetened with honey, so no simple syrup is required! Simple but oh so delicious!



For the Smoky Lime Salt:

  • 3 tablespoons smoked sea salt (regular sea salt or kosher salt will work too)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Zest of 1 lime

For the Margaritas:

  • Juice of 1 blood orange
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 4 oz silver tequila
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Ice


For the Smoky Lime Salt:

Whisk the ingredients together on a plate or in a shallow bowl.

For the Margaritas:

  1. Run a sliced lime around the edges of two glasses and then fill the glasses with ice.
  2. To a shaker filled with ice, add the citrus juices, tequila, orange liqueur, and honey. Shake well and divide between the two glasses. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: cocktails

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