Easy Chelada Recipe

Easy Chelada

Learn how to make a Chelada ... this light, citrusy Mexican beer cocktail is the ultimate summer drink!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 126kcal
Author: Ginnie


  • kosher salt
  • 1 to 2 small limes (plus more for garnish)
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle Modelo Especial┬«


  • Fill a small, shallow dish with kosher salt.
  • Cut a small wedge from a lime and use it to wet the rim of a tall glass.
  • Dip the rim into salt. Then, fill the glass half full with ice.
  • 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.)
  • Fill glass with beer, then garnish with a slice of lime, if desired.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Calories: 126kcal
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