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Jalapeno Cucumber Margaritas are a twist on the classic margarita cocktail. Spicy jalapenos and refreshing cucumbers flavor a margarita mixture lending the perfect balance of heat and coolness to our easy margarita recipe.
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Jalapeno Cucumber Margaritas

Jalapeno Cucumber Margaritas are a twist on the classic margarita cocktail. Spicy jalapenos and refreshing cucumbers flavor a margarita mixture lending the perfect balance of heat and coolness to our easy margarita recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time30 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: jalapeno margarita, margaritas
Servings: 4
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup Corralejo Tequila*
  • 1 cup lime juice ,preferably fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur ,such as Grand Marnier
  • 1 small cucumber ,peeled and thinly sliced, about 1 cup + additional cucumber slices for garnish
  • 1 jalapeno ,trimmed, seeded and sliced in rounds + additional jalapeno slices for garnish
  • 1 lime
  • kosher salt for rims of glasses

Instructions

  • Combine sugar and water in small saucepot and cook over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture is clear to make a simple syrup. Do not stir! Remove from heat and cool.
  • In pitcher combine simple syrup, tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, cucumber slices and jalapeno slices. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Strain mixture and discard the cucumber slices and jalapeno slices.
  • Cut part of the lime into 4 slices and reserve for garnish. Cut remaining lime into wedges and use wedges to moisten the rims of 4 margarita glasses. Dip rims into kosher salt.
  • Divide margarita mixture evenly between glasses, adding ice if desired.
  • Garnish glasses with cucumber, jalapeno and lime slices.

Notes

Makes 4 servings (about 3/4 cup per serving).

Nutrition

Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 96IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg