Spicy Pineapple Margarita


Silver tequila Pineapple juice Orange liqueur (cointreau) Jalapeño Pineapple chunks (garnish) Tajin (for rim of glass) Lime (for rim of glass) Ice Jalapeño slices (garnish)


Rub the rim of a glass with a lime wedge. Fresh lime is essential for this spicy margarita. It’ll act as the glue for the chile powder.

Rub the rime with the lime


Pour Tajin (or chile powder) on a small plate. Press the rim of the glass into the Tajin until well coated.

Coat the rim with Tajin


Place jalapeño slices into a cocktail shaker. Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, muddle the jalapeño slices.

Muddle the jalapeño slices


Add tequila, pineapple juice, orange liquor, and fresh ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker mists. Add ice and jalapeño slices to the glass, and garnish with a pineapple chunk. Pour the margarita into the glass.

Mix, shake and serve


It’s a perfect happy hour drink that’s sweet, has just the right heat level, and is undeniably refreshing.


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