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Tamarind Margarita Recipe

This Tamarind Margarita Recipe is a unique twist on a classic! Full of tamarind paste, lemon juice, lime juice, agave, and tequila and lined with a chili salt rim!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: tamarind margarita
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Ingredients

Tamarind Paste

  • 10 tamarind pods
  • 1 cup water

Chili Rim

  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Tamarind Margarita

  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 1/4 oz - 1/2¬†oz simple syrup or agave
  • 1 1/2 oz tamarind paste

Instructions

Tamarind Paste

  • Remove the brown, hard outer shell of the tamarind pod.
  • Pull off the stringy bits.
  • Place tamarind into a bowl and cover with 1 cup hot water.
  • Soak for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Remove tamarind from bowl and set aside.
  • Place fine mesh sieve over the soaking water and place tamarind into the sieve.
  • Press the tamarind through the sieve and into the bowl of water below (you're trying to separate the pulp from the black seeds).
  • Once all the pulp has been separated from the seeds, discard the seeds, and whisk together the pulp and water.
  • Store, covered, in the fridge until ready to use.

Chili Rim

  • Whisk together salt and chili powder.
  • Wet the rim of your glass, dunk into the salt/chili powder, and fill glass with ice.

Tamarind Margarita

  • Fill a shaker with ice and pour in tequila, lemon juice, lime juice, agave, and tamarind paste.
  • Shake and pour into prepared glass.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin C: 16.1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.4mg