Blood Orange-Rosemary Margarita

1 drink

Justin McChesney-Wachs (IG: @saltpepperskillet) / Salt Pepper Skillet; Photo by Justin McChesney-Wachs

For the Drink:
    • 3/4 oz. tequila
    • 3/4 oz. Grand Marnier
    • 2 oz. Blood orange-Rosemary syrup
    • 3/4 oz. lime juice
    • Agave syrup, to taste
For the Blood Orange-Rosemary Syrup:
    • 1/4 cup The Perfect Purée Blood Orange Concentrate, thawed
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 sugar
    • Pinch of salt
    • 4 rosemary sprigs
Method for the Blood Orange-Rosemary Syrup:
1. Combine the blood orange concentrate and water in a small saucepan (2 to 1 ratio). Add 1/2 cup sugar, a small pinch of salt, the rosemary sprigs and bring to 180°F on the stove (no higher). Chill completely before using in the margarita.
Method for the drink:
1. Combine blood orange-rosemary syrup, lime juice, tequila and Grand Marnier with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until chilled and strain into a salt+sugar rimmed ice-filled glass. Garnish with a rosemary spring and an orange wheel. Cheers!
Recipe credit: Justin McChesney-Wachs at Salt Pepper Skillet