Tamarind-Tequila Cocktail

Total Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 2
Tamarind-Tequila Cocktail
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  • 2 shots of tequila reposado
  • 1 tbsp. orange liqueur
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup
  • 4 tbsp. tamarind puree
  • 4 slices of serrano pepper
  • lime wedges
  • sea salt, for rim of glass

Tamarind Puree

  • 1 cup tamarind, peeled
  • 1 cup water


  1. Place tamarind in small pot with water over medium heat. Let it reach boil with low heat.
  2. Remove tamarind from heat and let pulp set for 30 minutes. Pour puree through a fine mesh strainer, lightly pressing on it with a spoon, atop a bowl. Let cool.
  3. Add simple syrup into a mixing glass and lightly mash two serrano chili slices inside.
  4. Prepare glass by coating rim with lime juice and dipping rim in sea salt.
  5. Add remaining ingredients inside mixing glass, fill with ice, and shake for 10 seconds.
  6. Strain over ice inside salt rimmed glass and garnish with lime wedge.
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