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Smoked Margarita

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Margarita

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Cook Time

10

Minutes

Serves

1 - 1

People

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What's this?

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

  • 12 Whole lime wedges, slit in center

  • 1/2 Cup turbinado sugar

  • 1 1/2 Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice from Grilled Limes

  • 3 Cup silver tequila

  • 4 1/2 Cup Cointreau

  • 3/4 Cup Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

  • As Needed ice

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (set to 500 degrees F if using a WiFIRE-enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Cut limes in half, dip into turbinado sugar and place on preheated grill flesh side down.
  • 3

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

    Add lime juice, tequila, Cointreau, and Smoked Simple Syrup to a pitcher. Stir to combine.
  • 5

    Place the Smoked Cocktail Salt in a low sided dish just big enough to fit the rim of the glass into.
  • 6

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

    Garnish with the lime wedge and pour in premixed margarita mixture. Enjoy!