How To: Make a Rosemary Salt Rim

Learn to salt the rim of your cocktail glass in three easy steps.

A tireless student of cocktail development, Steve Calabro is mixologist at Red O Restaurant in Los Angeles, with Mexican cuisine by Rick Bayless. Use this rosemary salt rim on a refreshing margarita.

Step One:

Zest a lemon and finely chop 1 tablespoon of fresh-picked rosemary.

Step Two:

Combine ½ teaspoon lemon zest and the chopped rosemary with ¼ cup kosher salt in a small ziplock bag and shake well.

Step Three:

Wet the rim of a glass with a slice of lemon or lime, then twist the rim in the salt mixture to coat.

Click here to get Calabro’s Grapefruit and Pomegranate Margarita recipe.

Published on April 17, 2012
Topics: Cocktail Recipes


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