Texas Margarita

margarita lime orange
Photo: Martyna Szczesna
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 drink

Freshly squeezed orange juice adds another layer of flavor and sets this otherwise classic margarita apart.


  • Kosher salt

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice, plus a lime wedge for the rim and a thinly sliced half moon of lime for serving

  • 2 ounces tequila

  • 1 ounce triple sec

  • 1 ounce fresh orange juice, plus a thinly sliced half moon of orange for serving


  1. Pour salt into a saucer. Moisten the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge. Dip glass into salt and fill with ice; set aside.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add tequila, triple sec, orange juice, and lime juice; shake to combine and strain into prepared glass. Garnish with lime and orange half moons. Serve.

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