Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, Nikhil Bahadur of Blue Nectar Tequila offers this recipe for a one-of-a-kind margarita flavored with blood orange and habanero sauce. The WeWork FiDi member offers four different types of tequilas, but for this, he recommends the triple-distilled Blue Nectar Silver.
The recipe was created by Natalie Migliarini of Beautiful Booze, who says that the two unusual flavors balance each other out “because the blood orange is sweet and the habanero hot sauce adds a slight spice.”
Other favorite recipes? Blue Nectar’s classic margarita is simple and refreshing.
2 ounces of Blue Nectar Silver Tequila
1 blood orange, juiced
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon of agave nectar
4-8 dashes of habanero hot sauce, depending on how much heat you like
1/2 cup of ice
salt for rim
1. In a cocktail shaker, combine Blue Nectar Silver Tequila, blood orange juice, lime juice, agave, habanero hot sauce, and ice.
2. Rim the serving glass with salt.
3. Shake mixture for 20 seconds and pour mixture into serving glass.
4. Garnish with blood orange slices.