Salt rim of the glass, fill with ice and set aside.
Fill a shaker with ice. Add tequila, orange liqueur and fresh lime juice to shaker. Shake for 20-30 seconds.
Strain contents of shaker into prepared glass and garnish with a lime wedge. Serve immediately.
Be sure that your tequila is 100% agave.
You can use Cointreau or triple sec for the orange liqueur
Use fresh lime juice for a smoother drink, it makes a world of difference!
How to salt the rims of the glasses:Pour kosher salt on a small plate. Run a lime wedge around the rim of each glass and invert glass onto plate so the salt sticks to the juiced rim.To make frozen margaritas:Just add the ingredients and a cup of ice to a blender and blend until ice is crushed. Serve in a salted glass and garnish with a lime.To make a batch of margaritas:In a large pitcher, add 3 cups of tequila, 2 cups of triple sec or orange liqueur and one cup of lime juice. Stir and serve over ice in salted glasses.