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Smoked Jacobsen Salt Margarita

Smoked Jacobsen Salt Margarita

By Traeger Kitchen

Whether you order your Margarita frozen or on the rocks, this smoked margarita recipe will definitely rock your taste buds.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

1 Days
30 Min




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
Smoked Salt
As Needed kosher sea salt
Simple Syrup
1 1/2 Cup Jacobsen Co. Honey
1 Cup water
3 Ounce Tequila
2 Ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
1 Ounce simple syrup
1 Teaspoon orange liqueur
1/4 Cup Jacobsen Salt Co. Cherrywood Smoked Salt or smoked kosher salt


  • 1

    If making your own smoked salt, take kosher sea salt (however much you want to smoke) and spread it out on a sheet tray.

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 165°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 3

    Place tray of salt directly on the grill grate and smoke for about 24 hours, stirring the salt every 8 hours. Once it has smoked for 24 hours, take off grill and use in all your favorite dishes.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 4

    To make the simple syrup: place the honey and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring, for about 20 min.

  • 5

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and orange liqueur. Cover and shake until mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds.

  • 6

    Place smoked salt on a plate. Press the rim of a chilled rocks glass into the salt to rim the edge. Strain margarita into the glass. Enjoy!

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