Jalapeno Margaritas

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

I have not yet tried this, but it sounds different and fun. Allow three days time to steep the jalapeno! From Food & Wine, January 2006.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 jalapeno, poked with a knife
  • 1 13 cups tequila
  • 1 cup orange liqueur
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice (10 limes)
  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • kosher salt
  • ice


  1. In a jar, steep the jalapeño and tequila; keep at room temperature for 3 days.
  2. Strain the tequila into a large pitcher and discard the jalapeño.
  3. Stir in the orange liqueur, lime juice and sugar.
  4. Pour the salt and a small amount of the margarita onto 2 rimmed plates.
  5. Dip the rims of 6 glasses into the margarita, then into the salt.
  6. Fill each glass with ice, pour in the margarita and serve.

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