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Jalapeño Margarita

Make your tongue hot with the Jalapeño Margarita, a spicy version of the classic cocktail that pairs tequila with the fiery taste of jalapeños. This drink is blending a bold kick of spicyness with the crispness of lime for a truly dynamic flavor experience.

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Jalapeño Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jalapeño margarita
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Spicy jalapeño brings a fiery twist to the classic margarita.


  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. agave syrup
  • 2-3 slices jalapeño adjust based on your spice preference
  • Salt for the rim
  • Lime wheel and jalapeño slice for garnish


  • Salt the rim of your glass by rubbing a lime wedge around the edge and dipping it in salt.
  • In a shaker, muddle the jalapeño slices gently.
  • Add tequila, lime juice, agave syrup, and ice.
  • Shake well until chilled.
  • Strain into your prepared glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel and jalapeño slice.
  • Enjoy drinking your Jalapeño Margarita!
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Jalapeño Margarita
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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