Ain’t nobody gonna mess with this spicy Texas Margarita! Enjoy this twist on the traditional margarita with pineapple juice and some heat from a jalapeño pepper.

Nobody will mess with this Texas Margarita! Enjoy this twist on a traditional margarita with pineapple juice and a little spice from a jalapeno pepper!

Now it’s no secret that I love a good cocktail, especially one with a unique twist. And a margarita? Might be my first love. This Texas Margarita is the latest addition to our collection of tequila cocktails. I had this at a Texas-themed party that my friend, Sara, hosted and let me tell you, it’s a keeper. It was love at first sip. 

The Lone Star State is all about “go big or go home”, and that’s exactly what this Texas Margarita is: a big ol’ glass of tequila goodness. Don’t be scared off by the muddled jalapeño in the recipe. It really isn’t spicy; the pepper just adds a subtle heat. And with the addition of tropical pineapple juice, it’s a perfect twist on a traditional margarita. Check out our video below to see how easy this recipe is! 

Simply muddle, measure, shake and pour. The Texas Margarita is just what your next Happy Hour gathering needs. Add some Pico Guacamole, Tequila Lime Fajitas and Tres Leche Cake, and your menu is complete.

Why should the Texans have all of the fun? This Texas Margarita recipe brings a little bit of Texas to everyone, one (large) margarita at a time.

Don’t have a muddler?  It’s definitely a great bar tool to have on hand. Perfect for muddling berries, cucumbers, jalapenos…you name it. You’ll use it more than you think!

Nobody will mess with this recipe for a Texas Margarita! Enjoy this twist on a traditional margarita made with pineapple juice and a little spice from a jalapeno pepper!

Straight on image of Texas Margarita in a low martini glass with a fresh pineapple slice for garnish.

Yield: 1

Texas Margarita

Texas Margarita

This Spicy Margarita is a perfect summer sipper!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces simple syrup
  • 1/2 of a jalapeño, seeded. Add more if desired.
  • pineapple wedge for serving

Instructions

  1. Muddle the jalapeño in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add ice, tequila, Grand Marnier, juices and simple syrup to the shaker. Shake vigorously to mix. Strain and serve immediately.
  2. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

7.5 ounces

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 342 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 4mg Carbohydrates: 39g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 33g Protein: 1g
Nobody will mess with this recipe for a spicy Texas Margarita! Enjoy this twist on a traditional margarita with tequila, pineapple juice and a little spice from a jalapeno pepper!