Beverage Recipes

Chef Noel Cunningham’s Lime Margarita Recipe

Chef Noel Cunninghams Lime Margarita Recipe

What’s the secret to a great Lime Margarita? Is it the fresh-squeezed lime juice? It is the Tequila? Try Chef Noel Cunningham’s Lime Margarita Recipe and find out.


  • 2 oz. Tequila
  • .5 ounces Triple Sec
  • 3 ounces fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 to 3 ounces Simple Syrup or to taste
  • Lots of ice (about 1 to 2 cups ice cubes)*
  • salt, for rimming the glass
  • Lime slices, garnish


  • Rim margarita glass with salt and set aside. (Rub the rim of the glass with lime slice to make the salt stick.)
  • In a blender, combine Tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, Simple Syrup, and ice. Whirl until ice is just crushed and mixture well blended (do not allow the ice to become a puree).
  • Pour inside summer glass then garnish with lime and sip away.

Yield: 1

About the author

Chef Noel Cunningham

Chef Noel Cunningham, socially known as Chef Cunny, is the dynamic force behind his catering company, Cuisine by Noel and columnist at cooking sense magazine. His philosophy and passion are reflected in his move towards creating healthier cuisine along with showcasing Jamaican cuisine with a modern twist.

He recently appeared twice on CTV Winnipeg’s Morning Live, Kiss102.3fm, and was featured in the November 2015 and March 2016 issue of Jamaican Eats magazine. In the last 12 months, he was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica Observer and the Jamaican magazine. If that isn’t enough, he has under his belt many television appearances on Jamaica’s CVM TV: Television Jamaica’s morning program Smile Jamaica, Entertainment Report, Intense, Nyammings cooking show and Talk Jamaica Online Radio.