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Jalapeno and Cucumber Margarita Recipe
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Jalapeno and Cucumber Margarita
Spicy & refreshing, this amazing marg’s infused with hot pepper & cool cucumber. See more
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Jalapeno and Cucumber Margarita

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"Nothing tastes better than tequila and jalapeno; the cucumber adds a freshness that helps to mute the jalapeno's bite. The longer it chills, the more jalapeno and cucumber infuses into the tequila. Serve over ice in a salt-rimmed glass, garnished with cucumber slices."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Stir tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup together in a pitcher with a lid; add jalapeno pepper and thin cucumber slices. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  2. Run a wedge of lime along the rim of each of four pint glasses. Spread kosher salt onto a flat plate; press glass rims into salt to coat. Fill glass with ice and pour margarita over the ice. Garnish with cucumber slice.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 5 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 05, 2014

This is similar to a Food & Wine recipe I use all the time. It uses half a cucumber sliced thin, half a jalapeno seeded & sliced, 1/4 cup cilantro - muddle them with a wooden spoon in a pitcher. Add 18oz silver tequila, 8oz lime juice, 6oz agave nectar (available at Walmart or Costco), stir & chill for at least an hour. Strain into ice-filled glasses rimmed with a mixture of lime zest & kosher salt. I made some today - happy Cinco de Mayo!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 22, 2014

Yuck! you have to be kidding.

 

9 Ratings

Nov 01, 2013

OMG...I put in half a cuke, then you can taste it. This is good.

 
Jun 27, 2014

Wow! This is delicious, only substitution I made was to use light agave nectar instead of simple syrup. I let it sit for just a little over an hour and then took the jalapeño out thinking it might be way too spicy if left in any longer, also used some thick cut cucumber slices. So good, can't wait to make for company!

 
Jun 27, 2014

Love Love Love this recipe --- delicious! I eliminated the simple syrup - think it's sweet enough without. Also - had no fresh lime, so I used the bottled lemon juice. Taste almost just as good! Have fun and Cheers!

 
Jun 20, 2014

Oh boy! May a want to take most of the seeds out of the recipe(Jalapeños), but man is this a winner!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2887 mg
  • 115%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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