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Spicy Jalapeño Margarita

  • Author: Ana
  • Yield: 1 margarita 1x
  • Category: Cocktail, Drinks
  • Cuisine: Cocktail

Ingredients

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Margarita

  • 1 large jalapeño
  • 1/2 small lime
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 cup ice

Prepping the glass and garnish:

  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar ((optional))
  • 1 tsp red chili powder ((optional))
  • 2 slices fresh lime
  • 1 slices jalapeño

Instructions

To make the margarita:

  1. Muddle the jalapeño and the lime thoroughly in a cocktail shaker or pitcher.
  2. Add the fresh lime, lemon, and orange juices, the agave nectar, tequila, and ice. Stir or shake well.

To serve:

  1. In a small saucer, mix the salt, sugar, and red chili powder.
  2. Rub 1 lime wedge / slice around the glass so the rim is sticky. Dip in the salt / sugar / red chili powder mixture.
  3. Fill rimmed glass with ice. Strain margarita mixture over ice.
  4. Garnish with the lime slice and jalapeño slices.