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Tamarind Margarita with mint in clay galsses

Tamarind Margarita

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Soaking Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1



  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder


  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 1/4 oz - 1/2 oz simple syrup or agave
  • 1 1/2 oz tamarind pulp


  1. Place tamarind into a bowl and cover with 1 cup water.

  2. Soak for 20 minutes

  3. Mash up the paste in the water

  4. Pour the tamarind  water through the sieve and into a bowl 

  5. Place in the fridge to chill

Rim The glasses

  1. Whisk together salt and chili powder.
  2. Wet the rim of your glass, dunk into the salt/chili powder, and fill glass with ice.

Tamarind margarita

  1. Fill a shaker with ice and pour in tequila, lemon juice, lime juice, agave, and tamarind paste.
  2. Shake and pour into prepared glass.