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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.
Jalapeno Cucumber Margaritas
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Chill Time
1 hr
Total Time
30 mins
 

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.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: jalapeno margarita, margaritas
Servings: 4
Calories: 384 kcal
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
  1. 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.
  2. In pitcher combine simple syrup, tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, cucumber slices and jalapeno slices. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Strain mixture and discard the cucumber slices and jalapeno slices.
  4. 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.
  5. Divide margarita mixture evenly between glasses, adding ice if desired.
  6. Garnish glasses with cucumber, jalapeno and lime slices.
Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Cucumber Margaritas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 150mg4%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 45g50%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 96IU2%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.