Spicy Watermelon Margarita

This spicy watermelon margarita is a delicious blend of fresh watermelon, tequila, and jalapeno slices for a fruity, spicy-sweet, thoroughly refreshing summer cocktail!


    • 2 cups seedless watermelon cubes
    • 1 lime wedge
    • 1 pinch kosher salt
    • ice cubes
    • 1 ½ fluid ounces silver tequila
    • ¾ fluid ounce orange-flavored liqueur (such as Cointreau)
    • ¾ fluid ounce lime juice
    • 1 thin slice jalapeño slice, plus more for garnish
    • 1 watermelon wedge


  1. Puree watermelon in a blender. Wipe the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge; dip rim in salt.
  2. In a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice, add tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, jalapeño, and 2 ounces of the watermelon puree. Shake until very cold.
  3. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with watermelon wedge and jalapeño slice.

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