Cucumber-Jalapeño Margarita

Make happy hour pop with this spicy cucumber-jalapeño margarita, made with muddled jalapeño slices and cooling cucumber juice.


Tequila Lime juice Orange liqueur Jalapeño slices Cucumber juice (directions included in recipe) Ginger simple syrup


In a cocktail shaker, add the jalapeno slices with the lime juice. Muddle to release the oils from the jalapeño.


Add the tequila, cucumber juice, orange liqueur, ginger simple syrup and a handful of ice to the cocktail shaker. Put on the top and shake vigorously, about 15-30 seconds.


Run a lime slice along the rim of your serving glass. Spread sea salt on a plate and swirl the moistened rim in the salt to coat. Add ice to the glass and strain the margarita into the glass.

Grab a spot on the patio and sit back with this refreshing margarita for a relaxing evening. You will love this spicy cucumber margarita with a kick!

Readers love it!

This is a great drink! The flavors worked together so well. It was seriously refreshing with the perfect hint of heat from the jalapeno and ginger. I'll definitely make this again.


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