Mango Jalepeño Margarita Recipe

The Mango Jalapeño Margarita is a tantalizing fusion of sweet and heat. This variation of the mango margarita introduces the bold kick of jalapeño, creating a cocktail that’s both refreshing and exhilarating. The ripe sweetness of mango puree perfectly balances the fiery spice of jalapeño, while the blanco tequila and lime juice provide a classic margarita base. This drink is a thrilling choice for those who enjoy a spicy twist in their cocktails.

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Mango Jalepeño Margarita

This margarita fuses together sweet and heat.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Margarita
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 241 kcal


  • 2 parts tequila
  • 1 part mango puree from ripe mangos or frozen chunks
  • .5 part fresh lime juice
  • .5 part triple sec
  • simple syrup to taste
  • fresh jalepeño slices
  • Tajin seasoning or salt


  1. Prepare mango puree by blending ripe or frozen mango chunks until smooth.

  2. Optional salt rim: Rub lime wedge around rim of glass and dip into plate of salt or Tajin seasoning.

  3. In a shaker, combine blanco tequila, mango puree, lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup, and a few jalepeño slices with ice.

  4. Shake well until the mixture is chilled.

  5. Strain into the prepared glass and garnish with lime wedge and jalepeño slice.

Nutrition Facts
Mango Jalepeño Margarita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 241
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Can you make a spicy mango margarita with habanero peppers?

Yes, you can elevate the heat by using habanero peppers instead of jalapeños. Habaneros are significantly spicier, so adjust the quantity according to your spice tolerance.

Can you make a non-alcoholic mango jalapeño margarita?

Definitely! For a non-alcoholic version, replace the blanco tequila with non-alcoholic tequila or soda water, and use a non-alcoholic triple sec alternative. Keep the mango puree, lime juice, and jalapeño for that authentic spicy mango flavor.

Bartender’s Note:

The Mango Jalapeño Margarita is all about finding the right balance between sweet and spicy. Fresh, ripe mangoes ensure a rich, sweet base, while the amount of jalapeño can be adjusted to achieve the desired level of heat. Remember to handle jalapeños with care to avoid irritation. This cocktail is perfect for adventurous palates seeking a thrilling flavor experience.

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