How to Shake up the Perfect Margarita

A closer look at how to make a "perfect" margarita

There’s never a bad reason to to shake up something sweet and sour and our friends at Heartland Weekend met with the co-owner of El Sol to find out how they make a “perfect” margarita.

Antonio Olivarez says the recipe is simple but good. The key: keep it fresh.

The Perfect Margarita


  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Orange
  • Shot and a half of Tequila
  • Half a shot of Triple Sec
  • Half a shot of Grand Marnier
  • 2 shots of Sweet and Sour Mix
  • Ice

How to make it:

  1. Grind a few slices of the lime and orange in the bottom of your shaker.
  2. Combine the liqueur with the sweet and sour mix.
  3. Add in a hearty scoop of ice.
  4. Shake it real good.
  5. Pour and enjoy!

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