Cocktail O’ Clock: Fusion Margaritas!
I love fusion food. You take one cuisine you like, combine it with another cuisine you like, and what do you get? A cuisine you love! One of my favorites is Korean tacos, a food truck staple from LA (and there’s lots of great ones in Austin, too). One thing I’ve never had before, though, is a Korean-Mexican drink hybrid. Until now, that is!
This cocktail recipe combines Korean gochujang seasoning with classic marg ingredients like tequila and lime juice. The result is a sweetly spicy beverage—a margarita with a slightly foreign kick to it. Enjoy with your favorite tacos… or Korean BBQ… or, of course, both.
Spicy Gochujang Margarita
1 tsp. Annie Chun’s Gochujang
1 ½ oz tequila
? oz lime juice
1 oz simple syrup or lemon-lime soda
a pinch of cilantro
Combine all of the above ingredients into a shaker, then pour into a glass with ice. (Note from Emily: I wanted to serve it up, it works either way, y’all!)
Garnish with a slice of red pepper if desired, serve, and enjoy!