You are here: Home » Recipes » Classic Margarita on the Rocks Classic Margarita on the Rocks Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 1 servings Sweet, salty and tart flavors all combine to make this cocktail a summer staple. Photography by Rita Maas PrintEmail Ingredients Coarse salt, for rimming the glass1 lime wedge, for rimming the glass2 fluid ounces tequilla1 fluid ounce Cointreau3/4 fluid ounce fresh lime juice1 lime slice for garnish Instructions Pour salt onto a small, shallow plate. Rub outside of a cocktail glass or coupe with lime wedge. Dip glass rim into the plate of salt to coat. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with lime and serve. Recipe reprinted with Permission from Happy Hour at Home by Barbara Scott-Goodman (Running Press, 2013).