The Ultimate Lime Margarita

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

You can't have a summer gathering without the great taste of Margarita's and chips with salsa. Make these ahead of time and they will be ready to serve when the party starts!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup tequila
  • 34 cup orange liqueur, such as triple sec
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ice cube


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a 4-cup measuring cup.
  2. FOR BLENDED MARGARITAS: Fill blender halfway with ice cubes.
  3. Add half of margarita mixture.
  4. Blend until mixture is thick and icy.
  5. Divide between two glasses.
  6. Repeat with more ice cubes and remaining margarita mixture.
  7. FOR MARGARITAS ON THE ROCKS: Fill four glasses with ice cubes.
  8. Divide margarita mixture among glasses and serve.
  9. DO-AHEAD TIP: Margarita mixture can be made up to 8 hours ahead and prior to being blended with ice.
  10. Cover and refrigerate.
Most Helpful

These are REAL good! I added alittle more sugar, but my husband likes his drinks sweet.

Jean Montfort September 09, 2002

Mean margarita using fresh lime juice! Amounts are just right.

rosslare June 10, 2011

Wow these were really good. I used Rose's sweetened lime juice and left out the sugar. These were really strong but really good just no need for seconds LOL

Chef RZ Fan April 20, 2008