Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita Recipe

Here’s  a spicy margarita with more than zip to it. The cucumber muddled into the mix layers in a fresh, clean taste. It’s a surprising and refreshing twist to the margarita.

Not to downplay the spice; it’s sure still there with the muddled jalapeño. It has a nice mild to medium kick that most everyone can handle, making this a terrific option as a unique party drink.

Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita Recipe

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  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces lime juice fresh
  • 2 ounces simple syrup or agave syrup
  • 1 cucumber sliced into rounds and quartered
  • 1 jalapeño pepper sliced into rounds
  • Salt and lime for garnishes


  • Place in a shaker 2 of the jalapeño rounds along with 8 of the small cucumber quartered piece.
  • Add the 4 ounces of tequila and muddle the ingredients together until the jalapeño and cucumber are broken up.
  • Add in the simple syrup and lime juice.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, cover, and shake.
  • Strain your drink into a glass (rimming the glass with salt is optional).
  • Garnish your drink with a lime slice or a few jalapeño rounds.
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on August 17, 2019 to include new content.
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