Charred Orange Margarita
Charred Orange Margarita
Dig into this quick and easy drinks recipe from Tia Mowry at Home.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Mixing
  • Preparation Time 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 10 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • 1¼ cups Granulated Sugar
  • DRINK:
  • 1 Navel Orange, sliced in half
  • 4 Lemons
  • 4 Limes
  • 227 grams Reposado Tequila
  • 113 grams Orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
  1. For the simple syrup: In a small saucepan, add the sugar and 1 1/4 cups water over medium heat. Stir to combine. Let the mixture simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, until all the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool (can be made a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator for 5 days)
  2. For the drink: On a grill pan over high heat, grill the orange flesh-side down until charred and caramelized. Set aside and cool slightly
  3. Squeeze the lemons and limes into a pitcher. Add 1 1/4 cups of the simple syrup. Mix in the tequila and orange liqueur. Stir with a wooden spoon. Squeeze in the grilled orange and stir to combine
  4. Fill glasses three-quarters of the way with ice. Pour the margaritas into the glasses and serve

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