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Spicy Sparkling Citrus Margarita

This Spicy Sparkling Citrus Margarita is a bit tart,a bit sweet, with a kick from jalapeno and a sparkle from champagne. Perfect for the big game.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keywords citrus margarita, sparkling margarita, spicy margarita
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 231 kcal
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave optional
  • 1-2 jalapeno slices seeded or not according to heat desired
  • 6 oz sparkling wine or champagne

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice, orange juice and, if using, a teaspoon of agave nectar.
  2. Add a slice to two of jalapenos, with or without the seeds, depending on how much heat you prefer. Muddle these together.
  3. Prepare glasses by rubbing rims with a wedge of lime and dipping into coarse salt.
  4. Fill with crushed ice.
  5. Strain cocktail mixture and divide between 2 glasses.
  6. Top each glass with sparkling wine or champagne.
  7. Garnish glasses with a lime and half an orange slice and a few slices of jalapeno.

Recipe Notes

In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice, orange juice and, if using, a teaspoon of agave nectar. Add a slice to two of jalapenos, with or without the seeds, depending on how much heat you prefer. Muddle these together. Prepare glasses by rubbing rims with a wedge of lime and dipping into coarse salt. Fill with crushed ice. Strain cocktail mixture and divide between 2 glasses. Top each glass with sparkling wine or champagne. Garnish glasses with a lime and half an orange slice and a few slices of jalapeno.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Sparkling Citrus Margarita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231
% Daily Value*
Sodium 9mg 0%
Potassium 141mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Sugars 15g
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 20.4%
Calcium 0.8%
Iron 1.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.