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Paloma

A Paloma is a light, refreshing grapefruit-flavored cocktail that gets its kick from a shot of tequila.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Paloma
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 214 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

SALT RIM

  • 1 teaspoon grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt

PALOMA

  • 1/2 cup fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces club soda

Instructions

SALT RIM

  1. Set out two plates. Pour the grapefruit juice on the first and the kosher salt on the second.
  2. Dip the rim of a chilled highball glass into the juice and then into the salt.

  3. Fill the highball glass with ice, set aside.

PALOMA

  1. In a shaker filled with ice, add grapefruit juice, lime juice, sugar, and tequila. Shake vigorously until very cold and all sugar is dissolved.

  2. Strain over ice and top with club soda.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.