Waitrose and Partners


An easy way to lower the ABV in your drink is to substitute a dry sherry for Tequila, as here. It keeps all the subtle sweetness of triple sec and the sour lime sharpness of the original. For an extra kick, try spicing up the salt rim with a little chilli. 

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  • Serves1
  • CourseDrink
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook-
  • Total time5 mins


  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 wedge of lime
  • 50ml Waitrose Manzanilla Sherry
  • 25ml triple sec or Cointreau
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 1 lime wheel, to garnish


  1. Spoon the sugar and Himalayan pink salt onto a small plate. Rub a wedge of lime along the rim of a margarita glass and dip into the sugar and salt. Shake the Waitrose Manzanilla Sherry, triple sec or Cointreau and lime juice into an ice-filled shaker. Strain into the glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Cook’s tip


Swap the sherry for 50ml Seedlip Grove 42

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