Spicy mango margarita is a delightful and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. The sweet and tart flavors of mango are perfectly balanced by the heat of the jalapeño, and the tequila provides a smooth finish.
Why you will love this recipe?
- The combination of sweet, tangy, and spicy flavors creates a delicious drink that is both refreshing and invigorating.
- The spicy mango margarita cocktail's tropical and fruity nature is refreshing, especially on a hot day.
- Spicy mango margarita is very easy to prepare. With basic ingredients, you can create this delightful drink at home, impressing friends and family with your mixology skills.
Homemade mango juice
Refreshing homemade mango juice on hot summer days is a delightful treat for mango lovers. Make them with fresh mangoes when they are in the season, or use frozen mangoes. This is one of the easiest mango drinks you will make and is perfect for this mango jalapeno margarita.
Chili salt: Mix chili powder and kosher salt in a shallow dish. Moisten the rim of the glass with a lime wedge, then gently roll it into the chili salt mixture.
Coconut sugar and chili: Mix coconut sugar (or regular sugar) with a dash of chili powder to create a sweet and spicy rim that pairs wonderfully with the tropical flavors of the mango in this chili mango margarita.
Variations of mango margarita
Mango-habanero margarita: Replace the jalapeño with habanero peppers for an even spicier kick. Habanero peppers are hotter than jalapeño peppers, so this variation will be spicier.
Cilantro: Muddle fresh cilantro leaves along with jalapeno to infuse the mango margarita with a refreshing herbal note. The combination of cilantro and mango creates a vibrant and zesty flavor profile.
Mango-pineapple margarita: To make this tropical variation, use a mix of pineapple juice and mango juice or muddle a few pieces of fresh pineapple into the mix.
Mexican Cuisine: Tacos (such as fish tacos or shrimp tacos), enchiladas, quesadillas, guacamole, and salsa are all excellent choices.
Seafood: The sweet and spicy flavors of the margarita go well with various seafood dishes. Try pairing it with grilled shrimp, ceviche, or seafood fajitas.
Lamb rogan josh: Lamb rogan josh is a hearty and flavorful dish that is perfect for pairing with this chili mango margarita.
Chicken biryani: Chicken biryani is a flavorful and aromatic dish that is perfect for pairing with this mango jalapeno margarita.
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Spicy Mango Margarita
- 2 ounces tequila
- 4 ounces mango juice
- 1 ounce lime juice
- 1 small jalapeno pepper sliced (seeds removed)
- Lime wedges for garnish
- Mix the chili powder and salt together and place it on a small dish. Rub the rim of the chilled glass with lime and roll it in the chili-salt mixture.
- Muddle the jalapeño slices in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
- Add the tequila, mango juice, and lime juice.
- Fill the shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
- Strain into the rimmed margarita glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.