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Spicy Mezcal Margarita

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Hot peppers and mezcal, a smokier version of tequila, make this the perfect summer cocktail."
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15 m servings 146
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cocktails)


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  1. Mix 1 tablespoon sugar with salt on a shallow, rimmed plate. Use lime wedge to wet rims of two 6- to 8-ounce glasses. Dip rims into sugar mixture.
  2. Combine jalapeno and 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar in a cocktail shaker and muddle until sugar is dissolved and jalapeno is juiced. Add orange juice, mezcal, and lime juice to shaker, then fill with ice. Cover and shake until chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into glasses to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 146 calories; 0.2 21.3 0.8 0 962 Full nutrition

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I muddled the jalapeño, sugar, and tequila. It gave the tequila and infused spiciness. 4 servings is more like 2. I def recommend those recipe!!