Think Tequila and think salt and a wedge of lemon? Well think again! Did you know that Tequila can be used in a variety of recipes to make a dish taste extra special? We spoke with the makers of Tequila Blu to get some inspiration for some recipes that you can make at home.

Use it as a marinade for steak or lamb

Add a bit of oomph to your barbeque. Simply mix lime juice, olive oil, soy sauce, garlic and herbs with a generous splash of Tequila Blu and let your meat marinate. Cook over a hot barbeque or grill.

Tequila Dressing

Top your grilled corn with tequila lime butter

Just add a dash of Tequila Blu, lime juice, a pinch of cayenne pepper and salt to softened butter. Mix well and brush over freshly grilled corn cobs. Top with cheddar cheese if you’re feeling naughty!

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Try guacamole with a twist

Add a healthy shot of Tequila Blu to your favourite chunky guacamole recipe. Enjoy with tortilla chips, or add as a side to a tasty dish of nachos.

Drunken fruit salad

This makes for a refreshing dessert. All you need to do is chop up your favourite seasonal fruits, whisk together a small amount of honey, Tequila Blu and lemonade and pour over the fruit. Let it soak, or enjoy immediately.

Tequila Fruit Salad

Top your favourite salad with tequila vinaigrette

Combine small amounts of finely grated lime and orange zest, lime juice, Tequila Blu, sherry vinegar, olive oil, Tabasco sauce and a pinch of salt. Whisk until blended and toss through your salad.

With such an array of recipe ideas, why don’t you try something this week and add some Tequila into your cooking repertoire!

For more information on Tequila Blu and for more recipes and food inspirations visit  http://tequilablu.com/ or the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tequilabluaustralia

About The Author

Katherine Ng

Katherine is not your typical Beauty Editor. Finance consultant by day and beauty and fashion addict at all other times, Katherine spends her hard-earned money helping the Australian and international economy with her never ending pursuit of everything pretty. A keen traveller, Katherine still holds dear her Melbourne roots with an overflowing wardrobe filled with black clothes, shoes and handbags. Katherine also has a deep love of food and wine, and you can find those adventures on instagram at @thegreedykat Email: [email protected] Twitter: @kath_couturing Instagram: @kath_ng

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