This is it. You arrived to the right place! A basic margarita cocktail taken to new heights with the Merci Mercado Sal de Gusano. This will be a great addition to your parties or dinners with friends and family. Enjoy! Arriba! Al centro! Pa’ dentro!
2 ounces high quality tequila blanco
1 ounce Cointreau
3/4 ounces fresh lime juice
½ lime wedge, plus 1 lime wheel for garnish
1 tablespoon Merci Mercado Sal de Gusano (worm salt), for glass rim
Run the lime wedge around the outer rim of a rock glass and dip rim in Merci Mercado worm salt. Set aside.
In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice. Fill with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled, about 15 seconds.
Fill the glass with fresh ice and strain margarita into the glass. Garnish with lime wheel.