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Jalapeño-Orange Skinny Margarita

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Learn how to make Salt Creek Grille Princeton's refreshing Jalapeño-Orange Skinny Margarita!

Learn how to make Salt Creek Grille Princeton's refreshing Jalapeño-Orange Skinny Margarita!

Ingredients

Cocktail

  • 1.5 Ounces Patron Silver Tequila
  • .5 Ounce Jalapeño-Infused Simple Syrup
  • 1.5 Ounces Organic Lime Juice
  • 2 Orange Slices

Jalapeño-Infused Simple Syrup

  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Jalapeño Peppers

Directions

Cocktail

Muddle one of the orange slices with the simple syrup in a mixer glass.  Fill glass with ice and add tequila and lime juice.  Shake well.  Pour into a salt-rimmed margarita glass or strain into a chilled martini glass.  Garnish with second orange slice.

Jalapeño-Infused Simple Syrup

Slice the ends off the Jalapeños and cut in half vertically.  Heat water and sugar in a pot and stir until sugar disolves. Bring to a boil and add sliced jalapeños.  Lower heat and cover.  Let simmer for 20 minutes.  Remove from heat strain jalapeños; press with a spoon until most of the syrup is out of them.  Let cool. (Yields 10oz, or 20 drinks)