Smoked Margarita

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Margarita

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Cherry

Grilled, sugar-coated limes and Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup make this margarita stand out from the rest. Make a pitcher to share for your next get-together.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 24 Whole lime wedges, slit in center

  • 1 Cup turbinado sugar

  • 3 Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice from Grilled Limes

  • 6 Cup silver tequila

  • 3 Cup Cointreau

  • 1 1/2 Cup Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup, plus more to taste

  • 1 Cup Traeger Bloody Mary Cocktail Salt

  • lime wedge, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 2

    Cut limes in half, dip into turbinado sugar and place on preheated grill flesh side down.
    Ingredients
    • 24 Whole lime wedges, slit in center

    • 1 Cup turbinado sugar

  • 3

    Grill for 5 minutes or until you get some char. Remove limes from grill and juice them.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 4

    Add lime juice, tequila, Cointreau and Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup to a pitcher. Stir to combine.
    Ingredients
    • 3 Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice from Grilled Limes

    • 6 Cup silver tequila

    • 3 Cup Cointreau

    • 1 1/2 Cup Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup, plus more to taste

  • 5

    Place Traeger Bloody Mary Cocktail Salt in a low sided dish just big enough to fit the rim of the glass.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup Traeger Bloody Mary Cocktail Salt

  • 6

    Run a lime around each glass rim, dip rim into the salt and fill glass with ice.
  • 7

    Pour in premixed margarita mixture and garnish with lime wedge. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • lime wedge, for garnish

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