Recipes and Cooking Margarita 3.8 (8) Add your rating & review Pull out the cocktail shaker and add the key ingredients to this Mexican drink: tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. Cointreau is a popular orange liqueur. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 1 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 limes, halved Coarse salt 2 ounce tequila 1 ounce orange liqueur Directions Cut a slice and wedge from one lime half; set wedge aside. Rub rim of glass with slice; dip rim into coarse salt. Juice remaining lime halves to get 1 ounce. In a cocktail shaker combine lime juice, tequila, and liqueur. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain into a glass with additional ice. Garnish with lime wedge. Makes 1 serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 227 Calories 13g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 1 Calories 227 % Daily Value * Sodium 483mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 13g 5% Potassium 37mg 1% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.