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Watermelon Spicy Margarita on a white mat wihth jalepeno slices and a lime half in the background

Watermelon Infused Tequila Spicy Margarita

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: Mexican


The right balance of Summertime fruit and a kick to make this cocktail perfect for someone who likes a bit of spice in their life. A perfect spicy margarita!


  • ½ ounce of lime juice (approximately ½ lime)
  • 4 thin slices of jalapeño
  • 2 ounces watermelon-infused tequila (see notes for recipe)
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • Salt or optionally Tajin for rim


  1. Put two slices of jalapeno into shaker
  2. Put lime into shaker and muddle with jalapeño
  3. Add ice
  4. Add tequila
  5. Add Cointreau
  6. Use spent lime to moisten rim of a lowball glass
  7. Salt rim and fill the same glass with ice
  8. Shake cocktail in the shaker for about 30 seconds and strain into ice-filled glass
  9. Garnish with remaining jalapeño slices
  10. SERVE


  • Use infused tequila for a more unique cocktail.
  • There are different kinds of tequila, but blanco (or white) tequila is the best for this mixed drink.

Keywords: spicy margarita