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Chef Megan Mitchell

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Spicy Blood Orange Margarita

  • Complexity: very easy
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Spicy Blood Orange Margarita


  • Jalapeno
  • Blood oranges
  • Limes
  • Tequila blanco
  • Maple syrup
  • Ice
  • Coarse salt, for rimming the glass


  1. To make 1 drink: add 2-3 jalapeno slices to a cocktail shaker and muddle.

  2. Add in the juice from 1 blood orange, 1 lime, 2 ounces tequila, 1 ounce maple syrup and 1/4 cup ice. Vigorously shake for 15 seconds. 

  3. Cut 1 lime in half and run around the rim of a short glass. Pour salt onto a small plate then dip the glass into the salt. Fill with ice. 

  4. Strain the drink into the glass and garnish with a jalapeno slice and orange slice.

    Recipe Courtesy of Megan Mitchell

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