Cucumber Mint Margarita


  • Kosher salt (for serving)
  • ½ thick lime wheel (for serving)
  • 2 ounces tequila blanco
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • 4 slices fresh cucumber


  1. Place some salt on a small plate. Rub rim of an double old fashioned glass with lime (reserve for serving); dip in salt. Fill with ice and set aside.
  2. Combine tequila, Cointreau, mint, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.
  3. Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into reserved glass. Garnish with lime wheel + fresh cucumber