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This classic margarita is kicked up a notch with the spice of a jalapeño.
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Jalapeño Margaritas

This recipe is for one drink, but it is easy to double or triple or make a whole pitcher!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverage, Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Margarita, Margaritas with a kick
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Debbie


  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 2 ½ ounces Margarita mix, lime based
  • 1 ½ ounces tequila, preferably a good silver/clear
  • ¼ ounce triple sec or Grand Mariner, orange liqueur
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • ice
  • coarse salt, for rim, optional
  • Tajin®, for rim, optional


  • Thinly slice the jalapeño.
  • Dampen rim of a double old-fashioned glass by rubbing lime wedge around edge.
  • Dip rim in a dish of coarse salt or Tajin®.
  • In bottom of glass, lightly muddle a couple of jalapeño slices (or more depending on your tolerance for heat!) For less heat, keep slices whole and don't muddle.
  • Add ¼ cup of ice to glass.
  • Add Margarita mix, tequila and triple sec and stir.
  • Squeeze a wedge of lime into the glass, then add the wedge to the drink.
  • Garnish with a couple jalapeño slices.
  • ¡Salúd!


Gr8 Tip:
Tajin® is a seasoning mix that will "Add a Zing to Fruits and Veggies."
This nutritional information is only an estimate. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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