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Warm and sunny weather means that it's time for refreshing cocktails, such as this Spicy Strawberry Jalapeño Margarita! It’s the perfect treat for Cinco de Mayo. made with fresh strawberries, jalapenos, agave nectar, lime juice in a short glass topped with strawberries and jalapeno slices. With a sugar and salt rim, with lime zest. beautifuleatsandthings.com

Spicy Strawberry Jalapeño Margarita

Author Beautiful Eats & Things

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup chopped strawberries about 5 strawberries
  • 4 jalapeño slices seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 3 oz silver tequila
  • 1 & ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice

For the rim:

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest

Instructions

  1. In a shaker, add strawberries, 2 jalapeño slices, agave, tequila, and lime juice. Muddle vigorously until strawberries and jalapeños are mashed. Add ice and shake well for about 10 to 15 seconds.
  2. For the rim: Combine the salt, sugar, and lime zest on a flat plate. Rub the edge of the glass with a lime wedge and dip the glass into the mixture.
  3. Fill the glass with ice. Using a strainer, pour the drink into the glass. Top with fresh strawberries and the remaining jalapeno slices, for garnish.
  4. Enjoy!