Easy Chelada Recipe
Easy Chelada
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

Learn how to make a Chelada ... this light, citrusy Mexican beer cocktail is the ultimate summer drink!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beer, beer cocktail, chelada, chelada recipe, cocktail, mexican, mexican beer cocktail, summer, summer drinks
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 126 kcal
Author: Ginnie
  • kosher salt
  • 1 to 2 small limes (plus more for garnish)
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle Modelo Especial┬«
  1. Fill a small, shallow dish with kosher salt.

  2. Cut a small wedge from a lime and use it to wet the rim of a tall glass.

  3. Dip the rim into salt. Then, fill the glass half full with ice.

  4. Add juice from 1 to 2 limes (to taste) to the glass. (If you prefer, use a fine mesh strainer to strain out the pulp first.)

  5. Fill glass with beer, then garnish with a slice of lime, if desired.

  6. Serve immediately. Enjoy!