Jalapeno Margaritas

Jalapeno Margaritas
Servings: 6 Yield: servings Prep 15 mins Cook 2 mins


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 4 limes)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 1 large jalapeno, seeds and white ribs removed, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups silver tequila (100% agave)
  • 1/3 cup triple sec (orange liqueur)
  • Lime wedges
  • White or green decorating sugar, for garnish
  • Ice

Make It

1. Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a small saucepan. Cook over high heat until simmering; stir until sugar is completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Cool.

2. Combine cooled sugar syrup (should be 1/3 cup), lime juice, lemon juice and jalapeno in a blender. Blend on highest speed until pureed, about 1 minute. Pour into a pitcher.

3. Add tequila and triple sec to pitcher. Refrigerate until serving. To serve, run a lime wedge around rims of 6 glasses. Dip glass rims in white or green decorating sugar and fill glasses with ice. Pour margaritas over ice and serve.