Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Preparation : 5 mins ·Cooking : 5 minsServes 1



oztriple sec
ozfresh lime juice
ozagave nectar or simple syrup
countslices of cucumber
countslices of jalapeño

Nutritional information

Calculated based on standard values with available measurements and may therefore not be accurate

  • Energy262 kcal
  • Protein0 g
  • Total Lipid (Fat)0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids0 g
  • Carbohydrate27 g
  • Sugars6 g
  • Fiber0 g
  • Calcium4 mg
  • Iron0 mg
  • Magnesium2 mg
  • Phosphorus6 mg
  • Potassium34 mg
  • Sodium2 mg
  • Zinc0 mg
  • Copper0 mg
  • Selenium0 µg
  • Vitamin A1 µg
  • Vitamin E0 mg
  • Vitamin C9 mg
  • Vitamin B60 mg
  • Vitamin K0 µg


Step 1

Prepare the Glass: If desired, rim a margarita glass with salt. Run a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip it into salt.

Step 2

Muddle Cucumber and Jalapeño: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber slices and jalapeño slices together. This will release their flavours into the drink.

Step 3

Add Liquid Ingredients: Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and agave nectar (or simple syrup) into the shaker.

Step 4

Add Ice: Fill the shaker with ice cubes.

Step 5

Shake Well: Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill the drink and combine the flavours.

Step 6

Strain: Strain the mixture into the prepared margarita glass filled with fresh ice.

Step 7

Garnish: Garnish the drink with cucumber slices, jalapeño slices, and a lime wedge.

Step 8

Serve: Your Spicy Cucumber Margarita is ready! Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly!

Recipe Story

At the heart of this recipe lies the perfect balance of flavours. Fresh cucumber slices are muddled together with fiery jalapeños, infusing the drink with a vibrant essence that sets it apart. The muddling process extracts the essence of the cucumber, releasing its crisp and clean flavour profile, while the jalapeños add a tantalising heat that lingers on the palate.

To complement the dynamic duo of cucumber and jalapeño, we incorporate the timeless elements of a classic margarita. Premium tequila provides a smooth and robust base, while triple sec adds a hint of sweetness and depth. Freshly squeezed lime juice contributes a zesty brightness, cutting through the richness of the other ingredients, and agave nectar or simple syrup lends a touch of sweetness to round out the flavours.

The result? A cocktail that is both refreshing and invigorating, with layers of complexity that unfold with each sip. The crispness of the cucumber harmonises with the warmth of the jalapeño, creating a dynamic interplay of flavours that dance on the palate. The tequila provides a subtle earthiness, while the citrusy notes of lime add a refreshing tang that keeps you coming back for more.

Garnished with cucumber slices, jalapeño wheels, and a wedge of lime, the Spicy Cucumber Margarita is as visually stunning as it is delicious. Whether enjoyed on a warm summer day or served as a signature cocktail at your next gathering, this unique libation is sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. So shake up a batch, sit back, and savour the bold and refreshing flavours of this modern masterpiece. Cheers!