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Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

Satisfy your cravings with the Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita that mixes sweet pineapple and hot jalapeno. This cocktail balances heat and sweetness to make a twist on the classic margarita for sweet and spicy lovers.

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Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 3 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Margarita, Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita, spicy, sweet, Tequila
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Spicy jalapeño meets sweet pineapple with blanco tequila and fruit juices.


  • 2 oz blanco tequila
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz lime juice you can use fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz orange liqueur you can use Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper sliced
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Kosher salt


  • Rim the glass with salt: Rub a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip it in kosher salt to create a salted rim. Set aside.
  • Muddle the jalapeño: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the jalapeño slice to extract its flavor and heat. Add ice, tequila, lime juice, pineapple juice, and Cointreau.
  • Shake the cocktail: Shake the cocktail vigorously until the shaker is frosty and cold.
  • Strain and pour: Strain the cocktail into the salt-rimmed glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish and serve: Garnish the cocktail with a pineapple wedge and lime wedge. Serve and enjoy!
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Pineapple Jalapeno 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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