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overhead shot of two Spicy Pineapple Citrus Margaritas with slices of lime

Best Spicy Pineapple Citrus Margarita

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: pineapple margarita
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 margaritas
Calories: 172kcal
Fresh pineapple, orange and lime juices are combined with spicy jalapeños and your favorite tequila to make the best spicy pineapple citrus margarita.
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Equipment

  • juicer or blender
  • cutting board
  • cocktail shaker or mason jar
  • cocktail muddler or large spoon
  • kitchen knife

Ingredients

For the Cocktail

  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 2-3 slices jalapeño
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice freshly squeezed if possible
  • 3 ounces orange juice freshly squeezed if possible
  • 1 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed (about 1 whole lime)

Garnishes

  • 1 tablespoon Tajîn Clasico Seasoning could also combine ½ tbsp sea salt with ½ tbsp chili power
  • lime rounds or wedges
  • slices of jalapeño

Instructions

Prepare the Glasses

  • Add about a tablespoon of Tajîn to a small plate. Use a wedge of lime and run it around the edge of each of your two cocktail glasses. Roll the edges of the glass to create a spicy and beautiful rim on each glass. Add one large ice cube and a slice of lime to each glass. 

Make the Margaritas

  • In a cocktail shaker or mason jar, combine the tequila, honey and 2-3 slices of jalapeño. Use a muddler to mash the 2-3 jalapeño slices together with 3 ounces of tequila and 2 teaspoons of honey.
  • Add 4 ounces fresh pineapple juice, 3 ounces orange juice and 1 ounce lime juice to the tequila mixture. Shake well to combine.
  • Strain and pour into your prepared glasses, garnish with a slice of jalapeño and enjoy. 

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 159mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg