Zahanorita - a Carrot Margarita!

READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • (1) SPREAD a little kosher salt on a small plate.
  • (2) MOISTEN the outside rim of a chilled rocks glass with the lime wedge, and, holding the glass at an angle, roll the outside rim in the salt.
  • (3) FILL the glass with ice.
  • (4) FILL a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, and add tequila, carrot juice, lime juice, triple sec, cilantro syrup, and orange juice.
  • (5) COVER and shake vigorously for 15 to 20 seconds.
  • (6) STRAIN into the glass, garnish with cumin, and serve immediately.
  • *CILANTRO SYRUP.
  • ½ cup granulated sugar.
  • ½ cup water.
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems included.
  • (1) COMBINE sugar and water in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  • (2) REMOVE from heat and add cilantro.
  • (3) SET ASIDE to cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • (4) STRAIN mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a jar with a tight-fitting lid, discarding contents of the sieve.
  • (5) REFRIGERATE until ready to use, up to 2 weeks.
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