Delicious Cilantro and Jalapeño Margarita

May 4, 2018

The good thing about margaritas is you don’t need to wait until Cinco de Mayo to enjoy them. You can have them on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and in any birthday party and celebration. Anytime is a good time to have this cocktail that comes in all shapes, colors and flavors as long as it has tequila, of course, lime juice and lots of ice. Today’s concoction is a delicious cilantro and jalapeño margarita, yes, you heard well: a cilantro and jalapeño margarita! I hope you like my recipe. Please drink responsible. Cheers!

Enriqueta Lemoine – SAVOIR FAIRE by enrilemoine

Preparation time: 5 min
Servings: 1


  • jalapeño slices, plus some extra for garnishing
  • ¼ Cup  
    cilantro leaves
  • 1 ½ Oz. 
    agave nectar
  • 1 ½ Oz. 
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ Oz. 
    tequila reposado
  • ice
  • coarse sea salt


  1. In a Boston shaker add 6 slices of jalapeño, cilantro, agave nectar and lime juice and muddle.

  2. Add 1 cup of ice and tequila.

  3. Shake vigorously until the exterior of the shaker condensates.

  4. Using a lime wedge, moisten the rim of a glass.

  5. Put plenty of salt on a plate and rub the edge of the glass. Make sure it adheres well.

  6. Fill the glass with fresh crushed ice.

  7. Pour the margarita over the glass.

  8. Garnish with some jalapeño slices.

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