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Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita Recipe

Looking for a delicious way to beat the heat? Try this Spicy Cucumber Margarita recipe! This drink is refreshing and flavorful, perfect for enjoying on a hot day. Plus, it’s easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. 

So gather your supplies and get ready to mix up some margaritas!

Cucumber Margarita

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Ingredients For Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita Recipe:

  • Serrano Pepper- Adding Serrano to a cocktail is a great way to add spice and flavor. The Serrano pepper is a green pepper that is known for its spicy heat. It can add a lot of flavor to cocktails, making them more interesting and enjoyable.
  • Cucumber- Cucumbers are a popular ingredient in drinks because they add a refreshing flavor and texture. They’re also a good source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, making them a healthy addition to any drink. They also help cool down the heat of the Serrano pepper
  • Lime JuiceThe lime juice helps balance out the flavors in the drink and also adds a tartness that is complementary to the spicy heat from the serrano pepper. It helps to brighten up the flavor of the drink and make it more refreshing.
  • Tequila- Adding tequila to a cocktail is a great way to add flavor and spice. Tequila is a liquor that is made from the agave plant. It has a smooth, mellow flavor that is perfect for cocktails. It also has a kick of alcohol that can add some excitement to any drink.
  • Agave NectarThe agave nectar adds a sweetness and smoothness to the drink. It helps to balance out the flavors and make the drink more enjoyable. Additionally, it helps to mellow out the kick of alcohol that comes from the tequila.
  • Ice- Adding ice to a margarita is a great way to cool it down and make it more refreshing. The ice helps to dilute the spiciness of the drink, making it less strong and more enjoyable. It also helps to keep the drink cold and refreshing.
  • Tajinis a spice that is made from chili peppers, salt, and lime. It has a unique flavor that is perfect for adding to margaritas or other cocktails. It can help to add some spice and excitement to any margarita.

If you’re looking for a spicy drink that will help you cool down on a hot day, then this Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita recipe is perfect for you!

Recipe For Spicy Cucumber Margarita:

  • 3 slices of Serrano (If you would like this more spicy, you can add additional slices)
  • 1 chopped cucumber
  • ½ ounce Lime Juice
  • 2 ½  ounces Tequila Blanco
  • 1 ounce of Agave Nectar (you can add more if you prefer the drink sweeter)
  • 2 cups of ice
  • Garnish Option: Cucumber Ribbons, Serrano or Lime Wheel
  • Tajin Rim
    • ¼ wedge Lime Wedge
    • 1 tablespoon Tajin for Rim

Directions

Tajin Rim:

  • Pur the Tajin into a shallow saucer
  • Take the lime wedge and drag it along the side of your glass
  • Roll the glass in Tajin and so it sticks to the Tajin

Cocktail

  • In a cocktail shaker add serrano, cucumber, lime juice and muddle for about 45 seconds
  • Add the tequila, Agave Syrup and 1 cup of ice into the cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds
  • In a glass of your choice add the remainder of the ice
  • From the cocktail shaker, strain and pour the mixture into the glass
  • Add your garnish and a straw and enjoy!

Cucumber Ribbons

  • Clean and cut cucumber, using a mandolin or vegetable peeler, slice thinly and skewer onto a toothpick

Question you may have while making the Spicy Cucumber Margarita?

Can I make this in advance?

Yes, I would advise waiting to add the ice and Serrano pepper until you are ready to serve. Keep in mind that the cucumbers may release water, and you don’t want your beverage to get too diluted. The Spicy Cucumber Margarita can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 12 hours.

Do I need a cocktail shaker?

No, just use an ordinary old fashioned glass and a spoon to stir. However, feel free to use a cocktail shaker if you have one. Your beverage will taste more consistently as a result.

Why Is My Margarita Cloudy?

Tiny air bubbles form when the contents are shaken together which makes the margarita cloudy. If this is okay with you, feel free to drink on! If you don’t want a cloudy margarita, strain your beverage into another glass before serving.  This step should get rid of the bubbles.

Do I have to use Tequila Blanco?

No, Tequila Blanco is my preferred choice because it is a transparent spirit without oak barrel maturation. It acquires a crisp, smooth flavor as a result, which makes it ideal for cocktails. Use Reposado or Anejo tequila instead of Tequila Blanco if you don’t have any on hand. These tequila varieties are aged in oak barrels, which will change the flavor profile of your beverage.

Can I add other fruits or vegetables?

Yes! Create your own Spicy Cucumber Margarita masterpiece by using additional fruits or vegetables into this recipe! Incorporate pineapple or strawberries, perhaps! There are countless options!

What if I don’t like spicy cocktails?

You can leave out the serrano pepper from this recipe if you don’t enjoy spiciness in your cocktails. To make the beverage sweeter, you can also add more agave nectar. Even without the spice, this Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita is still great!

What if I can’t find Tajin?

Tajin can be substituted with another sort of chili powder, such as cayenne pepper.  An alternative is to use coarse sea salt in place of the Tajin.

Can I make this Frozen?

I advise using a blender if you want to make this Spicy Cucumber Margarita Recipe frozen. Blend the ingredients in the blender together until completely smooth. Pour into a glass, then sip. This Spicy Cucumber Margarita will satisfy your craving for a cold delight!

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Other Spicy Margarita Ideas:

Other Margarita Ideas to try:

On a hot day, who doesn’t like a delicious margarita? This recipe for Spicy Cucumber Margaritas is ideal for de-stressing and spicing up your day. This delightful beverage has a distinctive flavor that comes from the combination of cucumber, lime juice, and serrano pepper.

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Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Best Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Cool down with this spiced up cocktail!

Ingredients

  • 3 slices of Serrano (If you would like this more spicy, you can add additional slices)
  • 1 chopped cucumber
  • ½ ounce Lime Juice
  • 2 ½ ounces Tequila Blanco
  • 1 ounce of Agave Nectar (you can add more if you prefer the drink sweeter)
  • 2 cups of ice
  • Garnish Option: Cucumber Ribbons, Serrano or Lime Wheel
  • Tajin Rim
  • ¼ wedge Lime Wedge
  • 1 tablespoon Tajin for Rim

Instructions

    Tajin Rim:

  • Pur the Tajin into a shallow saucer
  • Take the lime wedge and drag it along the side of your glass
  • Roll the glass in Tajin and so it sticks to the Tajin

Cocktail

  • In a cocktail shaker add serrano, cucumber, lime juice and muddle for about 45 seconds
  • Add the tequila, Agave Syrup and 1 cup of ice into the cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds
  • In a glass of your choice add the remainder of the ice
  • From the cocktail shaker, strain and pour the mixture into the glass
  • Add your garnish and a straw and enjoy!

Cucumber Ribbons

  • Clean and cut cucumber, using a mandolin or vegetable peeler, slice thinly and skewer onto a toothpick
Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 359Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 3012mgCarbohydrates 50gFiber 9gSugar 27gProtein 4g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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