Spicy Margarita: A Kick of Heat in Every Sip

Why You’ll Love This Skinny Spicy Margarita

  • Classic Flavor: It’s based on the popular Skinny Margarita recipe, with a spicy twist.
  • Easy to Make: Just add jalapeño slices to the shaker with the other ingredients.
  • Delicious:

    It has brightness, bite, citrus, smoothness, and a slight kiss of fire.


  • Tequila: Blanco (silver), reposada (rested), or añejo (aged)
  • Fresh Lime Juice: Bottled lime juice will give you a stale-tasting marg.
  • Orange Juice: Adds bright, citrusy flavor.
  • Agave: A touch of sweetness to balance the spicy and smooth out the tequila.
  • Jalapeño: The secret to this margarita’s signature spice.
  • Salt + Lime Wedge: For the rim of the glass.


  1. Rim the Glass: Rim the glass with salt and fill it with ice.
  2. Shake It: Add the ingredients and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake for 30 seconds, then strain into the glass.
  3. Enjoy: Garnish with lime wedges and additional jalapeño slices.

Recipe Variations

  • Spicy Margarita Without Alcohol: Swap the tequila for unflavored sparkling water or soda.
  • Frozen Spicy Margarita: Blend the ingredients with ice until desired consistency.
  • Jalapeño Margarita With Vodka: Use vodka instead of tequila.

Storage Tips

  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.
  • Freeze leftovers in popsicle molds for a spicy, boozy treat.

What to Serve with Spicy Margaritas

  • Tacos
  • Enchiladas
  • Appetizers
  • Tex-Mex Faves

Recommended Tools

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Pitcher

Tips and Tricks

  • Use Tajin rim for a gourmet twist.
  • Scale up the recipe as needed.
  • Use a citrus juicer for speedy juicing.


Hi! I’m Debbi!

I am no chef, I am just a mom who loves to eat good food. I enjoy making healthy, low calorie meals without compromising taste. It’s not all healthy here but I do try!


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