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Blood Orange Margaritas

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 cocktails


  • 1/2 cup blood orange juice 4 oz
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1.5 oz
  • 4 tablespoons triple sec or cointreau 2 oz
  • 7 tablespoons white or “silver” tequila 3.5 oz
  • Lime slices for garnish
  • Turbinado sugar for rim optional


  • Combine the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and blood orange juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
  • Strain over ice into chilled glasses rimmed with turbinado sugar. Garnish with lime wheel and get ready to make a second batch.
  • To sugar (or salt) rim your glasses, run a lime wedge lightly over the rim of each glass and dip into a bowl with a few tablespoons of sugar in it. Allow a few minutes to dry before pouring drinks.
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