Innovative bartenders are shaking up classic cocktails with modern twists. This margarita gets its sweetness from agave nectar, a natural sweetener, and a distinct smokiness from Spanish smoked paprika.
Makes 2 servings.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
3 tablespoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
1 tablespoon plus 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Paprika, Smoked, divided
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
6 tablespoons agave nectar
2 ounces tequila
1. Mix sea salt and 1 tablespoon of the smoked paprika on a small plate. Wet outside rims of margarita or other beverage glasses with lime wedge. Dip glasses into sea salt mixture to coat.
2. Fill cocktail shaker with 2 cups of ice. Add lime juice, agave nectar, tequila and remaining 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika; shake until well mixed and chilled. Immediately pour into prepared glasses.