Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas – The Lemon Bowl®

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The right cocktail recipe for entertaining or date night-in, these spicy jalapeño margaritas are candy, bitter, and barely spicy.

Jalapeño Margarita in a glass

I haven’t shared a drink recipe shortly, so I figured you possibly can all use a cocktail. Am I proper? These Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas are made with fresh-squeezed orange juice, tangy lime juice, and jalapeño infused easy syrup. We served them over the rocks, however they might be simply as scrumptious blended!


  • Orange juice: Freshly squeezed so as to add an excellent hit of citric sweetness.
  • Lime juice: A touch of bitter that balances out the candy and spicy.
  • Tequila: Created from the blue agave plant, it’s clean, fruity, wealthy, and earthy in style.
  • Sugar: Melted down with water to make a easy syrup that barely sweetens and tones down the spice of the margarita.
  • Jalapeño: An simply accessible chili pepper, it’s spicy, however gentle sufficient that the majority can nonetheless deal with the warmth.

Find out how to Make Spicy JALAPEÑO Margaritas

Squeezing Oranges

Begin your Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas by making the jalapeño easy syrup. Convey water and sugar to a boil, stirring till sugar is dissolved, then add the jalapeño slices and let it infuse because it cools. Whereas ready for the straightforward syrup to infuse, freshly squeeze your orange and lime juice, in addition to make your sugar/salt rimmed glasses (if you wish to).

Jalapeño Margarita

Then you definitely’ll combine the orange juice, lime juice, tequila, and the cooled easy syrup. You probably have a cocktail shaker, good, in any other case, simply stir with a spoon! Add ice cubes to your 4 glasses, with or with out the sugar/salt rim, then pour the margarita combination evenly into every glass. Garnish with a lime and jalapeño slice, and luxuriate in!

Incessantly Requested Questions:

How lengthy can you allow jalapeños in tequila?

If you wish to infuse the precise tequila with jalapeños, you possibly can go away the peppers within the tequila for 2-3 days, or as much as every week!

What if I don’t have recent orange juice?

Triple sec is a good various, however in the event you do determine to swap it out, remember to cut back the quantity of tequila. Or not. Your alternative.

Are you able to make jalapeño margaritas upfront?

Sure, this cocktail combine shall be good within the fridge for as much as every week!

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Jalapeno Margarita in a glass

Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas

The right cocktail recipe for entertaining or date night-in, these spicy jalapeño margaritas are candy, bitter, and barely spicy.

PREP: 5 minutes

COOK: 5 minutes

TOTAL: 5 minutes

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Servings: 4

  • 1 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 8 ounces tequila
  • coarse salt and sugar (elective rim)

Easy Syrup

  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 jalapeño (sliced)
  • To organize easy syrup, warmth water and sugar on the range, stirring till sugar is absolutely dissolved and combination is at a boil. Take away from warmth and add the jalapeño slices; letting it cool with the jalapeño infusing. Pressure and discard the jalapeño when cooled and able to use.

  • In a big pitcher, stir collectively orange juice, lime juice, tequila, and cooled easy syrup. 

  • To create a sugar/salt rim, place 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup kosher salt on a plate. Moisten the rim of 4 glasses with lime juice and thoroughly run the rim within the sugar/salt combination. 

  • Fill every glass with ice and pour margarita combination evenly into every one. Serve with further lime wedges and jalapeño slices if desired.

Serving: 1glassEnergy: 230kcalCarbohydrates: 24.5gProtein: 0.7gFats: 0.2gSodium: 1mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 18.8g




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