Here's a deliciously spicy drink that's a great apéritif for Mexican food or any casual meal. We suggest using an amber beer, but light beers will work wonderfully as well.
- 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt
- Zest and juice of 2 limes reserved separately
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce such as Tabasco, divided
- 4 (12.0-ounce) bottles very cold amber beers
Combine salt, zest and chili powder on a small plate. Put lime juice in a shallow bowl and dip rims of 4 (12-ounce) glasses first in lime juice, then in salt and zest mixture. Put 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce and 2 teaspoons of the remaining lime juice into each glass and then carefully top off with a beer.
Per serving: 150 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 1830mg sodium, 14g carbohydrates (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 1g protein.
Note: We've provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember - we're cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.
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