Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Micheladas

Marcela ValladolidMexican Made Easy host Marcela Valladolid is throwing a Cinco de Mayo party all week long at the Food Network and you’re invited! Marcela was nice enough to send me a few of her recipes to share with the Wannabe TV Chef readers.

Be sure to trip over to the Food Network’s Cinco de Mayo HQ for more recipes and tips from the whole FN gang. I’ll be posting a more of Marcela’s recipes throughout the week so be sure to check back daily right HERE.

Marcela is also the author of Fresh Mexico (available at amazon).

Enjoy!!!

: Micheladas (Cold Beer with Salt and Fresh Lime Juice)

Recipe courtesy Marcela Valladolid

  • Salt
  • 1 lime, sliced into wedges
  • Ice
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice*
  • 6 Mexican-style light beers, ice cold, (recommended: Cerveza Clara)
  1. Chill 6 beer mugs until very cold. Add some salt to a shallow dish. Moisten the rims with a lime wedge and coat with salt. Add ice and 2 tablespoons lime juice to each mug. Pour in the beer and drink before the ice melts.

*Cook’s Note: It’s important to use fresh lime juice, it makes all the difference in flavor!

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

 

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