Spicy N' Sweet Red Chile–guava Margarita

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READY IN: 48hrs 5mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    cups tequila, Chile-Infused (recipe to follow)
  • 1 12
  • 1 12
  • 1
    cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 12
  • salt, for rimming the glasses
  • ice
  • 10
    small red chilies, for garnish (optional)
  • FOR THE CHILE-INFUSED TEQUILA
  • 6
    small dried red chilies, halved lengthwise, seeds removed
  • 1
    (750 ml) bottle 100 percent agave tequila
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the tequila at least 48 hours in advance: Place red chiles in tequila. Allow to infuse for 2 days or more.
  • Combine tequila, Triple Sec, guava nectar, orange juice, and lime juice in a pitcher and reserve in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • To serve, rim a rocks glass with salt by rubbing a lime wedge around the outside and then dipping the glass in salt.
  • Fill the glass with ice, add the margarita mixture, and garnish with a skewered chile pepper (if using).
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