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Tequila Marinade

Tequila Marinade

This marinade is perfect for barbecues—slap it on your meat at least a couple of hours before cooking, and preferably the night before, and leave in the fridge. Makes enough to coat 1 ½ to 2 kilos (3-4 lbs) of beef steaks or similar. 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp tequila Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Add the…

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Watercress Salad With Tequila Tangerine Dressing

Watercress Salad With Tequila Tangerine Dressing

This is a simple little salad given an extra tang by the introduction of the world’s finest agave-based spirit. For the dressing: 65ml (¼ cup) fresh tangerine or orange juice 65ml (¼ cup) vegetable oil 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 2 tsp honey 1 clove garlic, crushed salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp tequila, preferably gold For the salad: 3 large bunches watercress, with the stems removed 2 tangerines or 1 small orange, peel and divided into segments 75g…

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Grilled Margarita Wings

Grilled Margarita Wings

There are many claimants to the title of creator of the Margarita, but one of the strongest is Daniel Negrete. The Negrete family story goes that Daniel opened a bar at the Garci Crispo hotel in Puebla, Mexico, with his brother, David. The day before David’s marriage in 1936, Daniel presented the margarita as a wedding present to Margarita, his sister-in-law. 900g (2 lbs) chicken wings, cut into 2 pieces at the joint 65ml (¼ cup) frozen orange juice concentrate…

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Frozen Margarita Pie

Frozen Margarita Pie

All the ingredients of a fine margarita go into this pie, which doesn’t require any baking. Leave plenty of time for it to freeze, however. 75g (3 oz) pretzel sticks, finely crushed 150g (6 oz) sugar 125g (4 oz) butter, melted zest of 1 lime 125ml (½ cup) fresh lime juice 1 tin (400g / 14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 280g (10 oz) whipped cream 2 drops green food coloring 12 mini pretzels or thin pretzel sticks, for topping 4…

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