The Best Margarita Recipe Ever!
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3.65 from 31 votes

The BEST Margarita Recipe

Look no further for the perfect homemade margarita! This classic margarita recipe and it will become your favorite too. Fresh ingredients bring crisp light deliciousness to this best margarita recipe.
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: margarita
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 371kcal



  • 3 ounces tequila quality
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 ounces Simple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon triple sec orange liquor
  • ice
  • Salt for rim
  • *Citrus Essential Oils


  • Add Ice to a cocktail shaker.
  • Combine tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur.
  • Shake until the outside of the shaker becomes frosty!
  • Pour into a salt rimmed glass.
  • May serve with or without ice in glass.

Enhanced Salt Rim

  • Add 2-3 drops of a citrus essential oil and mix in salt. Enjoy added flavor with each drink

Simple Syrup Variation

  • After Simple Syrup cools add a drop or two of your favorite citrus essential oil for added flavor.


Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 66mg | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin C: 17mg | Iron: 2mg