These ginger margaritas a bright and refreshing, a unique and delicious take on everyone’s favorite tequila cocktail!
For the margaritas:
1 ounce silver tequila
1 ounce lime juice
1 ounce ginger syrup
For the ginger syrup:
2/3 cup freshly peeled and sliced ginger
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup water
To make the margaritas:
Pour the ingredients into a tall shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 second to allow the ice to melt and the mixture to chill. Pour the contents of a shaker into a salt rimmed glass and enjoy!
To make the ginger syrup:
Combine the ingredients in a small saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, on medium-low heat until simmering. Allow to cook for an additional 25 minutes on low heat. Strain the ginger out of the syrup and chill in a heat proof container until cold.
The syrup recipe will produce enough to make several margaritas.
Only fresh ginger will work for this recipe. Ginger powder, bottled minced ginger, and pickled ginger are not recommended.