Habanero Margarita Recipe

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The margarita is a fruity and sour cocktail that can have a wide variety of flavors. Along with the many flavor options, it can be served many ways - neat, on the rocks, or blended. The margarita is the most common tequila-based cocktail in the United States.


2.5 oz Herradura Silver Tequila
1 fresh cut red, orange or white habanero
2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
.5 oz Triple Sec
1 oz agave nectar
Habanero sea salt (or other margarita salt)

Preparation: How to make a Habanero Margarita

  • Cut habanero and place in bottle of tequila for at least one day (the longer the better). Shake vigorously in shaker, and serve over ice, with a light rim of habanero sea salt (for those of you fuego warriors out there).