This San Antonio native is slick. Potent, but so tasty you don't mind it sneaking up on you.
Rub a lime half against the side of your cocktail glasses.
Once the glass is wet, sprinkle coarse salt onto the moistened area. Set the glasses aside after they've been salted to allow them to dry.
Fill a cocktail shaker with the lime juice, orange juice, and agave sweetener to taste.
Add the ice and tequila to the sweetened juices in the cocktail shaker.
Put the cap on your shaker and shake vigorously until the shaker frosts over.
Strain the chispa margarita mixture into your rimmed cocktail glasses. Taking care not to splash any on the salt rim.
Garnish the glasses with decorative slices of limes and orange.
Substitute Agave Syrup with Simple Syrup:
Simple Syrup Recipe:
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup granulated sugar
Pitcher Chispas (for 6 or more servings):
3 cups lime juice
2 cups orange juice
1/2-1/2 cup agave syrup
4 cups ice
2 cups tequila blanco