Shaken up fresh with frozen strawberries, tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice and honey, Frozen Strawberry Margarita is the most versatile, easy and rejuvenating homemade cocktail to try this season! And oh, you don’t need triple sec for this pretty summer recipe. Here is how to make best Chili’s copycat Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe.
Cocktails are the life of any party and the wisdom lies in keeping them flowing throughout the course of the same.
Along with starters like Chicken Malai Boti, BBQ Nation Style Crispy Corn, I always make sure that soothing drinks like Red Wine Sangria, Mango Basil Soda and all new try of this season, Frozen Strawberry Margarita gets served on repeats as per my guests’ choice.
I tried this drink back in the US at Chili’s and ever since then, it has become a favorite.
I call it Chili’s Frozen Margarita and want to give the entire credit to the restaurant chain for the inspiration of this recipe.
A breeze to sip with lime wedge, Grand Mariner, Frozen Strawberry Margarita is on its way to becoming the most popular margarita recipe of the season! And why not?
So make it while fresh strawberries are still in season and rock your parties.
It’s a perfect drink for your Cinco de Mayo party too.
And once you have partied hard, make sure to go back to a healthy diet for a few days. Make my Strawberry Vinaigrette which will perk up your salads like nothing else.
Why should you definitely make this Recipe in summer?
Frozen Strawberry Margarita is one of the best beverages which will allow you to let your guard down and feel recharged again.
Secondly, this drink has that soothing freshness and coolness of fresh strawberries which makes up for the much needed tropical treat during summer.
The recipe requires just 5 ingredients and just 5 minutes to make.
It is so easy to make this homemade drink that any novice can pull it off like a pro.
What to keep in mind while making it?
You should serve this drink immediately once made, hence, I advise that you select the glasses before hand so that you can serve this chilled cocktail with lime wedge at the earliest.
Rim the glasses with salt beforehand. This will help you with the serving.
I have not used triple sec to make this recipe. Instead I used Grand Marnier.
I like the citrusy taste it gives to the margaritas and it went very well with strawberries.
Any tequila works in this recipe.
Make sure to freeze strawberries before hand.
You can also make combinations like Strawberry Mango Margarita or Strawberry Kiwi Margarita. Try playing with different fruit combinations.
In fact you can use any berry like raspberry, blueberry or even mixed berries to make this summer drink.
Can I make Non Alcoholic version?
If you don’t take alcohol, you can make a non alcoholic version of this drink. This alcohol free strawberry margarita will taste as good 🙂
Just skip adding the alcohol that is tequila and grand marnier and add ¼ cup fresh orange juice instead.
Tools you will need to make it
All you need is a good blender to blend the frozen strawberries to a smooth puree without heating it up.
I also recommend investing in Margarita Glasses which are perfect to serve this drink.
How to make it?
To make this Strawberry margarita, you will have to freeze the strawberries before hand and this is all the work needed.
Once you are ready to serve, just toss all the ingredients in a blender and you are good to go.
Got fresh strawberries and looking for more awesome recipes?
But, my dear friends, before you venture to try out all the fresh strawberry recipes, I so urge you to give a shot to today’s cocktail as well.
So try it out at your earliest, won’t you?
How to make it Fresh?
If you are not game to make a frozen version of this drink, you can definitely make an instant version of it too.
You can serve this fresh Strawberry Margarita on the rock so that it’s perfectly chilled while sipping.
If fresh strawberries are not in season, you ca even use frozen strawberries and thaw them before blending.
To make it, all you have to do is dump strawberries, tequila, Gran Marnier, Lemon Juice and honey in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve on the rocks.
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Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe
- 500 g strawberries (Hulled and Chopped)
- 1 cup Tequila
- ⅓ cup Grand Marnier
- ¼ cup Lime Juice
- ¼ cup Honey
- 1 cup Ice (Crushed)
- Freeze the chopped strawberries for 6-8 hours.
- Add all the ingredients in blender and blend well.
- Rim the glasses with salt and pour the margarita in the prepared glasses.
- Garnish with lemon slices.
- Serve immediately.