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Cocktail of the week: Red Chili Margarita

Get a taste of the tropics and escape the cold temperatures with this spicy margarita

Written by Sammy Abdo

It’s official; Winter is coming. Temperatures are colder and the days are shorter. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a mini getaway in your kitchen. The red chili margarita adds a little kick to the classical recipe, with a mature Fresno chili adding a smokier and fruitier taste. Enjoy it with tortilla chips and salsa.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this simple yet delicious recipe.

1 1/2 ounces Tequila

l/2 ounce Triple Sec

4 ounces Sour Mix

5 pieces Fresno Chili

Rim glass with Salt.

lnto a shaker with ice, pour Tequila and Triple Sec, Sour Mix and Chilis.

Shake and pour mixture into a salt rimmed glass.

Top with Fresno Chili

Garnish with a Lime.