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.

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