This pineapple margarita is made with sweet pineapple juice and a fresh habanero pepper for a spicy twist on a refreshing cocktail!
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Spicy Habanero Pineapple Margarita

This pineapple margarita is made with sweet pineapple juice and a fresh habanero pepper for a spicy twist on a refreshing cocktail!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2 drinks
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Isabel Eats

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces blanco tequila (two shots from a standard size shot glass)
  • 1 habanero pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces triple sec (one shot from a standard size shot glass)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (or the juice of 1 lime)
  • margarita salt, for rimming glass
  • for serving: pineapple slices, lime wedges

Instructions

  • Run a lime wedge around the rim of a 12-ounce glass and dip in salt.  Fill the glass with ice and set aside.
  • In a cocktail shaker or tall cup, add tequila and 2 thin slices of habanero. Using a cocktail muddler or the back of a spoon, lightly muddle and press on the habaneros to release some of the oils and spice.
  • Add the pineapple juice, triple sec and lime juice. Cover and shake to combine.
  • Garnish with a pineapple slice and a lime wedge.

Notes


Nutrition Facts
Spicy Habanero Pineapple Margarita
Amount Per Serving (1 drink)
Calories 241
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 220mg9%
Potassium 160mg5%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 55.3mg67%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1drink | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 55.3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg