Backyard BBQ

Grilled Lemon Margarita

August  3, 2020
Photo by Julia Gartland
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Makes 1 cocktail
Ingredients
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce grilled lemon juice
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. To make grilled lemon juice: slice one lemon into 1/2 inch thick pieces. Oil grates of grill so that lemon doesn't stick. Char lemon slices and let cool. Reserve one slice for garnish, and juice remaining slices.
  2. Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a grilled lemon wheel.

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Elliott Clark, also known as the Apartment Bartender, is a well-respected tastemaker, cocktail creator, spirits writer, and photographer in the spirits industry. What started out as a hobby for making cocktails at home has developed into a full-blown career that takes Elliott all over the world mixing drinks for some of the world’s most notable brands, and making the world of spirits more accessible to the at-home cocktail enthusiast.