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Habanero and Cucumber Margarita


The Habanero and Cucumber margarita.

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


  • 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


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.