• Ice
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces Cointreau
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Lime peel, for the glasses
  • Lime wedges, for garnish


  1. Fill a small pitcher with ice. Add the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and simple syrup. Stir until thoroughly chilled.
  2. Spread the salt on a plate. Rub the rims of 2 rocks glasses with the lime peel. Dip the rims into the salt.
  3. Fill the glasses with ice and pour in the margarita. Garnish each margarita with a lime wedge.