Sweet, tangy, and delicious 4 Citrus Margaritas are full of flavor from lemon, lime, and grapefruit juice! So delicious and easy to make with no blender – bursting with fresh fruit juices and reposado tequila for a drink that gets the party started!
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I was recently invited to be a guest of Princess Cruise lines on an fantastic trip down to Mexico’s “Riviera”, through Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas – and had an amazing time. Beyond all the amazing sights and warm weather, we enjoyed SO MUCH DELICIOUS FOOD on board the Ruby Princess!
I am a huge fan of all of the foods and drinks we had on the Ruby Princess – there was so much to taste and savor!
During our trip, my favorite quickly became the Princess 3 citrus margarita from the pool bars.
It was sweet, tangy, a little tart, and full of flavor – the perfect drink to cut the heat!
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The margaritas on board are a bit dangerous – but only because they are SO so good (and I am happy to report that while you do pay extra for drinks on board Princess cruises, they do NOT cut back on portions or pour a weak drink).
I could go through an entire bucket of them, they tasted so good – so I knew I needed to recreate them to make them at home!
I added another fruit to my margarita at home, and I love this recipe! I tastes pretty close to the original, and it is so easy to make – you can also make it blended and rimmed with sugar as the Ruby staff serves them, but I prefer margaritas over ice and rimmed with salt.
Hot tip: to rim your glass perfectly, start by using two shallow small plates, filling one with kosher salt, and one with lime juice or water. Dip your glass in a bit of lime juice (or water) and then roll it in kosher salt, making sure to get both the inside and outside of the glass.
Make your drink in a shaker, and then pour in to the middle of the glass, so you don’t disturb the salt.
If you like finer salt (so it has more of a sugar consistency), simply toss the kosher salt into a blender for a second or two and pulse. Don’t just use table salt, it wont look as flaky and dry.
Timesaver: if you don’t want to use up all your tequila (or go buy orange liqueur), you can use a pre-mixed margarita in with the juice.
Make it Virgin: to make a delicious 3 citrus “no-garita”, swap the tequila for and the orange liqueur for Ginger Beer or a Dry Soda (make sure you buy a variety that isn’t super sweet.)
4 Citrus Margarita Cocktail Recipe
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Sweet, tangy, and delicious 4 Citrus Margaritas are full of flavor from lemon, lime, and grapefruit juice! So delicious and easy to make with no blender!
- 3 oz reposado tequila
- 1 oz orange liquor such as triple sec
- OR 4 oz pre-mixed margarita mix, I use Coyote Gold
- Juice of 1/2 lime
- Juice of 1/2 orange
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 2 oz orange juice
- 2 oz grapefruit juice
- lime, orange, lemon wedges
- margarita salt
- In a large shaker, add all ingredients but lime and orange wedges and margarita salt.
- Shake well over ice. (If making virgin version, DO NOT SHAKE GINGER ALE)
- Add to salted margarita glasses with 1/2 cup ice each.
- Garnish with lime, lemon, and orange wedges.
Amount Per ServingCalories 823 Total Fat 1g Saturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 725mg Carbohydrates 153g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 6g Sugar 132g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 3g