Ruby Grapefruit Margaritas with Sugar Rim

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

These are so gooooood. Refreshing and the sugar rim tastes just right with the tangy grapefruit juice. From Sunset magazine.


  1. Combine juice, tequila and triple sec in pitcher.
  2. Chill at least three hours.
  3. Moisten rim of 8 ounce glasses, preferable with grapefruit juice.
  4. Dip in plate containg sugar to coat rim.
  5. Add ice cubes.
  6. Pour chilled drink in glasses, don't disturb sugar rim.
Most Helpful

Excellent! No too sweet and just right! I cut the alcohol by one-half and it still packed a pretty good wallop for this light-weight. Nice sipper for hot weather and spicy food. Thanks!

CASunshine June 07, 2006

This was a very refreshing and easy margarita. I used grapefruit juice from a carton, and did not do the sugar rim.

Ginny Sue May 25, 2009

So good! I scaled this down to two servings, and juiced two grapefruits. I used slightly less of both the tequila and triple sec (must've been a first for me - I usually use more alcohol!). Thank you!

Vino Girl April 30, 2007