Pineapple Habanero Margarita


Pineapple Habanero Margarita

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    Jeff shares his favorite sweet-heat take on a classic margarita by infusing silver tequila with pineapple and making a homemade habanero foam.

    For more of Jeff’s fiesta-inspired cocktails, watch his Cinco de Mayo episode, or view his Cerveza Cocktail recipe.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 1
    Pineapple-Infused Tequila
    1 c. pineapple, chopped
    2 c. silver tequila
    Pineapple Margarita
    1 ½ oz. Pineapple-Infused Tequila
    ½ navel orange, juiced
    ½ lime, juiced
    ½ oz. simple syrup or agave
    Lime slice, for garnish
    Habanero Foam
    1 can(s) (12-oz.) Dasani tropical pineapple sparkling water
    2 slice(s) fresh habanero pepper
    1 tbsp. soy lecithin granules, or 1 large pasteurized egg white

    Things To Grab

    • Large mason jar with a tight fitting lid
    • Cocktail shaker
    • Ice
    • Margarita glass
    • Blender


    1. Make Pineapple-Infused Tequila: Place pineapple and tequila in a large mason jar with a tight fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      If you want even more flavor out of your homemade infused tequila, you can store the mixture in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Strain before mixing into your drinks.
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    2. Make Pineapple Margarita: Pour Pineapple-Infused Tequila into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour in orange juice, lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake well until chilled and combined. Strain into a margarita glass filled with ice. Set aside.

    3. Make Habanero Foam: Add sparkling water, habanero, and soy lecithin granules to a blender. Blend until a stiff foam appears. Spoon foam on top of margarita and serve immediately garnished with a lime slice, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    230 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 2g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 40mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    Iron 0%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%