No matter your level of expertise in the kitchen, we all have that one thing we make sure to keep fully stocked. For some, it might be a bag of chips or a bottle of wine, but for me, it's the ingredients to make a margarita. And not just any margarita, but a frozen full-lime margarita.
We're used to using limes solely for their juice or as a garnish, but what many might not realize is that a lot of the tangy lime flavor is in the peel! A full-lime margarita utilizes all parts of the lime, and the blending process isn't too different from a traditional margarita. All you have to do is squeeze the juice from your limes into a blender, then cut into quarters. Next, add those quartered limes along with tequila, salt, triple sec, sugar, and ice. Blend for a minute, then serve in a salt-rimmed glass, and you've got yourself a refreshing frozen cocktail that uses the whole lime — hence the name!
If you're in the mood for a lip-puckering boozy drink, you can never go wrong with a full-lime margarita. Plus, it can easily be paired with your favorite happy-hour snacks like chips and guacamole. Keep scrolling to see just how easy this recipe is.
- Salt for rim
4 oz. silver tequila
1 1/2 oz. triple sec
1/4 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
- Cut 1 lime into wedges. Wet rim of glass with a lime wedge, and line with salt. Set remaining wedges aside for garnishing.
- In a blender, squeeze the juice of 1 full lime. Then cut lime into quarters and add into blender. Add other ingredients including tequila, triple sec, salt, sugar, and ice.
- Blend until incorporated, no more than 90 seconds. We don't want runny margaritas!
- Pour into a salt-rimmed glass, and garnish with a lime wedge.
- 3 servings
- Prep Time
- 4 minutes
- Cook Time
- 1 minute
- Total Time
- 4 minutes, 59 seconds