Easy Smoky Margarita


  1. For rimmer, combine ingredients in a bowl. Store in a shallow dish until service.
  2. Use lime wedge to wet rim of desired glass. Dip rim into salt mixture. Set aside.
  3. Fill shaker with ice. Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup, and smoked paprika. Shake until well mixed and chilled.
  4. Fill rimmed glass with ice. Strain mixed drink into glass over the ice. Serve immediately.


  • 3 tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp McCormick Culinary® Smoked Paprika 
  • 1 each lime, wedge(s)
  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 1/2 oz lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp McCormick Culinary® Smoked Paprika 
  • as needed ice