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50ml tequila (gold is preferable)
25ml triple sec
1 tsp agave syrup
2 slices of jalepeño
sea salt flakes for the rim
I like to use a big chilli to garnish
With Halloween also comes Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican day of the dead. It seemed only appropriate to celebrate with a Tequila tipple. This recipe is made with some spicy jalepeños to give it an extra kick. Feel free to swap out the tequila for a smokey mezcal to give the spice more substance.
Squeeze the juice from the limes, dip the top of the rim of the glass into the lime juice, then into a pile of sea salt flakes to get them to stick to the rim. Then put all of the juice, the tequila, triple sec, agave, jalepeño slices and ice into a shaker. Shake and strain into the salted glass and garnish with a small green chilli.