Habanero and Cucumber Margarita

Courtesy of the Fairmont Mayakoba


  • 1 1/2 Ounce  tequila Milagro Reposado
  • 1/2 Ounce  Controy (a Mexican orange liquor, can also use Cointreau)
  • 1 1/2 Ounce  lime juice
  • 1/8  fresh cucumber, sliced with no seeds
  •   Dash agave nectar
  •   Very small portion of Habanero chile
  •   Slices of cucumber, to garnish
  •   Salt and chili powder, for rim

A spicy but refreshing margarita from the Fairmont Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico, in honor of the Mayan apocalypse. 


Rub rim of a chilled glass with a piece of lime. Dip the rim of the glass in a saucer of salt and chili powder until it is evenly coated. Mix all ingredients in a shaker or blender with ice. Pour into the glass and garnish with a thick slice of cucumber.

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