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hand placing maraschino cherry on top of tequila sour recipe in glass

Tequila Sour

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Cocktail Shaker
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Here is a Tequila Sour recipe that’s fun, frothy and tastes like a margarita with sour mix, but with the extra special touch of egg white foam. Shake it all together and serve at your Mexican-inspired soirees – with the option to make it without egg white to truly make it your own.


Ingredients

Scale

1 egg white

2 oz tequila

1 oz lemon juice

1 tsp simple syrup or agave

Dash of bitters

Orange wheel and maraschino cherries, for garnish


Instructions

Dry shake: Add the egg white, tequila, lemon juice, simple syrup or agave, and a few dashes of bitters to a cocktail shaker. Dry shake for 15 seconds.

Wet shake: Add ice to the shaker and shake again for another 15-20 seconds.

Strain and garnish: Strain the cocktail into a small chilled glass. Garnish with an orange wheel and maraschino cherry.


Notes

Without Egg White: Use 2 tablespoons aquafaba (chickpea water) or pick up a bottle of cocktail foam.

Keywords: egg white, cocktail, dry shake