Passionate Serrano Margarita Passionate Serrano Margarita 1 drink Charles Voudouris- Team Downey- Venice, CA • 3 oz. Don Julio Silver Blanco Tequila • 2 oz. Grand Marnier Liqueur (+1/2 oz) • 4 oz. Passionfruit Reduction • 1/4 cup agave nectar simple syrup • 1/4 cup serrano infused lime juice (+1 tbsp.) • sea salt-lime rim (dip glass in serrano infused lime then salt) Method: 1. Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake for 30 seconds vigorously. Dip the glass in Serrano infused lime juice then the sea salt mixture. Pour shaker into a tall glass with 1 square ice cube. Garnish with 1 tablespoon of chopped serrano chiles on top and half ounce of Grand Marnier floater. Passionfruit Reduction: • 12 oz. passionfruit juice • 1 cup The Perfect Purée Passion Fruit Concentrate, thawed Agave Simple Syrup: • 1/2 cup agave nectar, light • 1/2 cup water • 1 piece star anise, toasted Lime-Sea Salt: • 1/2 oz. kosher salt • zest of 1 lime Serrano Infused Lime Juice: • juice of 6 limes • 4 serrano chiles, deseeded and pounded in mortar and pestle • 2 sprigs mint • pinch of kosher salt Method: 1. Place the passionfruit juice and puree in a medium sized sauce pan. Reduce over medium heat and simmer for 1 hour. Remove from heat and place in fridge to chill. Combine water, agave nectar and toasted star anise. Bring to a boil in a small saucepan. Let simmer for 15 minutes and remove. Combine sea salt and zest of 1 lime. Juice limes into large bowl and deseed and chop Serrano chiles. Muddle chiles with a mortor and pestle until soft. Add lime juice in batches while working into the chile. Season with sea salt and mint at end.