Are you ready for a refreshing and spicy twist on the classic margarita? Look no further than this English Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita! With the sweetness of juicy watermelon and the kick of jalapeno, this drink is the perfect addition to your summer happy hour.
2 cups watermelon, cubed
1-2 jalapenos, sliced
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup tequila
1/4 cup triple sec
Lime wedges, for garnish Salt, for rim (optional)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Not only is this drink delicious, it also has some great health benefits! Watermelon is high in
nutrients and hydration, while being low in calories. Jalapenos have been shown to improve
digestion and boost metabolism. So you can enjoy this drink guilt-free!
If you want a milder jalapeno flavor, remove the seeds before slicing.
Use fresh lime juice for the best taste.
You can rim your glasses with salt for a classic margarita touch.
For an even more refreshing drink, freeze your watermelon cubes beforehand and use them
instead of ice in the blender.
There is some debate over whether or not to add sugar to margaritas. In this recipe, the
sweetness of the watermelon and triple sec should be enough, but feel free to add a touch of
sugar if desired.
Can I make this drink ahead of time?
Yes, you can make a large batch of the watermelon and jalapeno mixture and store it in the
refrigerator until ready to serve. Just add the tequila, triple sec, and lime juice when you’re ready
What can I use instead of tequila?
You can use vodka or rum for a different twist on this drink.
Can I make this drink without a blender?
Yes, you can muddle the watermelon and jalapeno slices in a cocktail shaker, then add the
remaining ingredients and shake with ice.
How spicy is this drink?
It can be quite spicy, depending on the jalapeno and how many seeds are included. If you’re
sensitive to spice, start with a small amount of jalapeno and adjust to taste.
Can I use frozen watermelon instead of fresh?
Yes, frozen watermelon works great in this recipe and makes for an even colder drink.
Get ready to wow your taste buds with this English Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita! With its
unique combination of sweet and spicy flavors and healthy benefits, it’s the perfect drink to
enjoy on a hot summer day. Cheers!