Broiled Grapefruit Margarita

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day!

BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA is the best Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipe! A great tangy-sweet refreshing margarita recipe, perfect for any Summer day! 

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day!

By now, you guys are well aware that I love margaritas. Is there anything better? Just so refreshing. Well we Margarita lovers are in luck because the holiday for all Marg lovers, CINCO DE MAYO, is NEXT WEEK! Can you believe it? In the past couple weeks I’ve posted a couple quick favorites, Simple Skinny Margaritas and Frozen Watermelon Margaritas, but today I post my favorite! BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITAS! Cheers, friends!

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day! Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day!

There’s just something I love LOVE about grapefruit juice. It’s probably my favorite fruit juice. Refreshing, lively, and tart. I think its the perfect mixer for cocktails, especially margaritas.

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day! Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day!

This isn’t just your typical run of the mill Grapefruit Margarita though, it’s a BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA!

It’s topped with candied broiled grapefruit and garnished with some rosemary salt. DAAAAANG. Good luck drinking just one! Sigh. It could be a long (and fun) Cinco de Mayo!

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with an easy BROILED GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA! The perfect combination of flavors for a great tangy sweet refreshing margarita perfect for any Summer day!

What’s your favorite cocktail to shake together for Cinco de Mayo? I’ve partnered with some of my favorite bloggers to participate in MARGARITA WEEK!! Click HERE to see all of our favorite margaritas, updated over the next couple days. I saw the list of what people were planning to make, and it got me so excited. You guys are in for a treat. Cheers :)

Broiled Grapefruit Margarita

5 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

Yields 2

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Ingredients

  • 3 ounces (2 shots) good quality tequila
  • 3 ruby red grapefruits
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • Splash sparkling water per glass. (optional)
  • course salt and rosemary for rim garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven broiler.
  2. Slice two of the grapefruits in half. Slice the third into 1/2 inch slices and then again in half. (to create the wedges as shown). Place all the grapefruit on a cookie sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar and white sugar. Liberally top the grapefruit halves as well as the slices with the sugar mixture.
  4. Place under the broiler for 8-10 minutes or until the grapefruit is toasted/caramelized.
  5. Remove from the oven, setting aside the sliced grapefruit wedges to use as garnish. Squeeze the grapefruit halves into a cocktail shaker, the juice should equal one cup.
  6. Mix in the lime juice, agave nectar, and tequila. Add in some ice and shake until fully combined.
  7. On a small plate, mix together 2 parts course sea salt to one part dried rosemary. Wet part of each glass and dip in the salt mixture.
  8. Pour the margaritas over ice and garnish with the broiled grapefruit wedges. If topping with the sparkling water splash, do that at the end.
  9. Enjoy!
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Calories
120 cal
Carbs
19 g
Protein
1 g


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Kate
You sure know how to make an elegant margarita!! I can't wait to try this one, I bet the flavors are out of this world. Thanks so much for the margarita love!!
MB @ Bourbon and Brown Sugar
Just discovered your blog via #Margarita Week... wow! These Margaritas look awesome... so refreshing!
The Best University in DUBAI
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Karla
Where did you get these cute glasses? I love 'em!
Jessica @ Sprinkle Some Sugar
You make the best margaritas ever, Becky!! I wish we lived closer to drink them together!! ;)
Annie
Now this is a margarita!!! Yes!!!
Kacey @ The Cookie Writer
I love broiled grapefruits! Drink form sounds awesome!
Patricia @ Grab a Plate
How yummy! I love this drink (and the rosemary salt - whoa!), but I REALLY love those cocktail glasses! <3
Cookin Canuck
Grapefruit margaritas are the best, but I have never tried broiling the grapefruit first. Love this idea!
Kimberly @ The Daring Gourmet
Gorgeous pics and I love pink grapefruit!
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