Chile Fresca

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Chile Fresca - Tequila Cocktail

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 The Chile Fresca Cocktail

Ground chile de arbol
Salt
6 slices
Cucumber
6 slices
Red bell pepper
.75 oz
Fresh lemon juice
.75 oz
agave nectar
3 dashes
Angostura Bitters
Gosling's Ginger Beer
 
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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

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Herradura

Discussion

  • Ryan posted 4 years ago

    This drink turned out exceptionally well when I made it. It would go great with a savory appetizer or entree. something with spice, or even a fiesta style brunch.


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