- 1 1/2 ounces tequila
- 1/2 ounce triple sec (Cointreau is recommended)
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- Lime wedge for garnish
- Salt to rim the glass
- Salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass.
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake well.
- Strain into the prepared glass with or without fresh ice.
- Garnish with the lime wedge.