Spicy Cucumber-Jalapeno Margarita

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Spicy Cucumber-Jalapeno Margarita

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Recipe Data

2
Servings
10min
Prep
10min
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    Description

    Sweet, spicy, and cooling all at once. Blend together cucumbers and jalapenos for a unique take on a classic margarita.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 2
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    Smoked salt, for garnish
    ¾ c.cucumber, chopped, plus thinly sliced cucumber ribbons for garnish
    ¼ c.fresh jalapeno, sliced
    3 oz.tequila
    2 oz.orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
    2 oz.fresh lime juice
    1 oz.fresh orange juice
    ½ oz.agave nectar

    Things To Grab

    • Shallow dish
    • Two 6-oz. cocktail glasses
    • Blender
    • Fine-mesh strainer
    • Wooden skewers, for garnish

    Directions

    1. Place smoked salt in a shallow dish. Dip the rims of two 6-oz. glasses in water and immediately dip into smoked salt; set aside. 

    2. Combine chopped cucumbers, jalapeno slices, tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, orange juice, and agave nectar in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Strain mixture, then pour into prepared glasses. Thread skewers with cucumber ribbons for garnish, if desired.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with hot peppers, wear protective gloves.
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    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    150 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 0mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 2%

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    Seasons May 2019