Monday, August 10, 2009

Drink Of The Week!

skinny margarita
Skinny Girls Move Over Jalapeno Cucumber Margarita

8 1/8-inch slices of jalapeno
8 1/8-inch slices of cucumber
2 packets of splenda (or real sugar)
8 oz. cointreau
10 oz. patron silver tequila
juice from 2 limes
4 lime wedges
large ice cubes
kosher salt

using a mortar and pestle, grind 4 slices jalepeno, 4 slices cucumber into 1/4 cup sugar. pour mixture into a shaker. add tequila, cointreau and lime juice. fill shaker with ice and shake heavily. rub rim of 4 highball glasses with lime wedges and coat with salt. fill with ice. give the shaker one more shake and strain contents into each glass. garnish with jalapeno and cucumber slices. (serves 4)

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