Mexican Martini

Yield: 1 large serving Total time: 10 minutes June 30, 2017

Like margaritas, but garnished with olives and served straight up rather than frozen or on the rocks, Mexican martinis are a quintessential part of hot Austin summers.

Recipe from Texas Monthly.


  • 3 oz. aƱejo tequila
  • 1 1/2 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. green-olive brine from the jar
  • Splash of fresh orange juice
  • Lime wedges and olives


Agitate everything in an ice-filled shaker, then strain into a small, chilled coupe or martini glass rimmed with salt. Add a couple of olives and a lime wedge.

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