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Blood Orange Jalapeño Margarita

Beautiful in color and delicious to boot

A little tart and a little spicy, this margarita is perfect for the tequila lover with a bit of an attitude to sip on this Cinco de Mayo.

This recipe is courtesy of Natalie's Orchid Island Juice.


For Jalapeño Simple Syrup:

  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 –3 jalapeño slices

For the cocktail:

  • 1 Ounce jalapeño simple syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Natalie’s Blood Orange Juice
  • 2 Ounces Natalie’s Margarita Mix
  • 2 Ounces tequila
  • 1 Ounce triple sec
  • Jalapeño slice, for garnish


For Jalapeño Simple Syrup:

In a small pot, combine water, sugar, and jalapeño slices. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes.

Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.

Strain through a metal sieve.

Store in an airtight container in fridge for up to 2 weeks.

For the cocktail:

In a shaker, add jalapeño simple syrup, margarita mix, blood orange juice, tequila, triple sec, and ice.

Shake. Then, pour into a salt-rimmed glass.

Garnish with a slice of jalapeño.