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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

Description

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.


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Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

Notes

WATERMELON INFUSED TEQUILA
In quart mason jar add ½ cup of chopped watermelon and muddle
Fill Mason jar with larger chunks of watermelon
Fill Jar with tequila (Blanco)
Cover and let sit in the fridge for at least a week

Keywords: spicy margarita