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Charro-Rita(Prickly Pear Margarita)

El Charro-Rita:  A classic Mexican specialty drink designed by Chef Charlotta Flores, owner of El Charro Cafe in Tucson, Arizona.

• 2oz Gold Tequila
• ¾ oz fresh lime juice
• ¼ oz fresh orange juice
• ½ oz Cheri’s Prickly Pear Syrup
• ¼ oz Cointreau
• 1 Hot chili pepper, fresh or dried, seeded and diced
• Ice
• Kosher salt

Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Allow ingredients to sit for 15 minutes. Add ice, shake, and strain out peppers before serving. Moisten glass rim with lime juice and dip in salt. Enjoy!