It’s margarita season! Here’s a delicious take on the margarita using fresh pomelo juice. If you like grapefruit margaritas, you’ll love this. The flavor of pomelo is similar to a sweet, mild grapefruit.
Pomelo Margarita Recipe
1 1/2 ounces blanco or reposado tequila such as Patron or Cabo Wabo
3/4 ounce clear orange liqueur such as triple sec or Cointreau
1 1/2 ounces fresh pomelo juice
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Add tequila, orange liqueur, pomelo juice, lime juice and simple syrup to cocktail shaker. Add ice to cocktail shaker; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with pomelo wedge.
Makes 1 cocktail
What is simple syrup? Simple syrup is 1 part granulated sugar dissolved in 1 part water.