Spicy Margarita California Raisins

Submitted by: Robert Del Grande

Raisin snacks with extra flare.
  • Yields 1 1/2 cups
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1/4 cup


    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes
    • 1 1/2 cups California raisins
    • 2 tablespoons Silver Tequila
    • 2 teaspoons Cointreau
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon kosher or coarse salt


    In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter until foaming. Add the red chile flakes and sauté for approximately 1 minute. Add the raisins and stir to coat with butter. Slowly cook until the raisins begin to lightly puff. Carefully add the tequila and Cointreau. Cook briefly just until the liquid has evaporated. Add the lime juice and remove from the heat. Allow to cool. When the raisins have cooled, toss with salt. Serve at room temperature.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 160 (13% from fat); Total Fat 2g (sat 1g, mono 1g, poly 0g, ); Cholesterol 5mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 31g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 340mg; Calcium 15mg;

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