About the Chile Fresca Cocktail
Red bell pepper is an unusual ingredient, but it works well in this sweet-and-spicy tequila cocktail.
Ingredients in the Chile Fresca Cocktail
- Ground chile de arbol
- 6 thin slices Cucumber
- 6 thin slices Red bell pepper
- .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
- 2 oz Herradura Reposado Tequila
- .75 oz Agave nectar
- 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
- Gosling’s Ginger Beer
Garnish: Cucumber and red bell pepper slices
How to make the Chile Fresca Cocktail
Combine equal parts of chile de arbol and salt on a saucer and use to coat the rim of a Collins glass. Fill with ice and set aside. In a shaker, muddle the cucumber, bell pepper and lemon juice. Add the tequila, agave nectar and bitters, and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with slices of cucumber and red bell pepper.