Thursday, April 9, 2009

Salty Lime and Lychee Margarita

We're often intrigued by fusion recipes so we knew we simply had to give this traditional margarita with an Asian twist a try. It's a sweet and sour cocktail that certainly gets our seal of approval!

Salty Lime and Lychee Margarita

Salty Lime and Lychee Margarita

You will need:

Lime salt, for rimming glass
2 oz (60 mL) freshly squeezed lime juice
1 ¾ oz (55 mL) tequila
½ oz (15 mL) triple sec ½ oz (15 mL)
Soho lychee liqueur

1 lychee (canned)

1. Rub the rim of a Champagne glass with the lime wedge. Put some lime salt on a saucer and spread out evenly. Turn the glass upside down and place it on the salt to coat the rim.

2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the lime juice, tequila, triple sec and lychee liqueur. Shake mixture and strain into Champagne glass. Add a lychee to the glass. Makes 1 cocktail.

Salt 2/3 cup (150 mL) fine sea salt
Freshly grated zest of 4 limes

1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
2. Combine sea salt and lime zest in a pie plate. Bake salt for 10 minutes. Cool.

Makes 2/3 cup (150 mL)

By Dana Speers (from
Food & Drink magazine, Spring 2005 issue, published by LCBO)


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