Worlds Best Paloma Recipe

The Worlds Best Paloma Recipe – The perfect combination of Tequila, fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice, and lime, salt-rimmed & topped with a little club soda. A Mexican vacation in a glass.

This might be Mexico’s most popular tequila drink. This drink is traditionally made with Mexican grapefruit soda, but I think it’s too sweet so I started making this with fresh pink grapefruit juice, a little simple syrup, and club soda. 

 

Best Paloma Recipe - Tequila, Fresh Pink Grapefruit

Worlds Best Paloma - Fresh Pink Grapefruit, Lime and Simple syrup

Course: cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 292 kcal
Author: Kelly D

Simply the most refreshing cocktail in the world.  The Paloma is Mexicos most popular Tequilla drink (who knew).  This version made with fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed lime and a touch of simple syrup is about to become your new favorite drink.  A Mexican vacation in a glass.  Sit back, relax and sip.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • Kosher salt optional
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces blanco tequila good quality
  • 1 ounce fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup*
  • 1 ounce chilled club soda
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish
  • 1 pink grapefruit wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Moisten the outer rim of a highball glass with a lime wedge and coat lightly with salt.  This step is optional.  

  2. Fill the glass with ice.
  3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, grapefruit and lime juices and simple syrup; shake well.
  4. Strain into the glass.

  5. Gently stir in the club soda and garnish with a lime and grapefruit wedges.

Recipe Notes

*To make simple syrup the quick and easy way...

For years I boiled water, added sugar and "cooked" the syrup until the sugar dissolved and then had to wait overnight for the syrup to cool. I just always kept a bottle of simple syrup in the fridge for cocktails. Then one day I needed simple syrup and didn't have time to go through the whole process. So I just combined 1 part water and 1 part sugar in a bottle and shook to combine and dissolve the sugar. Perfect!

 

Want to make a Pitcher?

Just change the number of servings to 12 and that will make a pitcher.

Nutrition Facts
Worlds Best Paloma - Fresh Pink Grapefruit, Lime and Simple syrup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292
% Daily Value*
Sodium 15mg 1%
Potassium 378mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 30g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 56.6%
Vitamin C 109.8%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 3.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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