Chilli-infused Margaritas

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Chilli-infused Margaritas

Chilli-infused Margaritas

I find it odd that I haven’t blogged a recipe for Margaritas before. It is my all-time favourite cocktail and one I order whenever it’s on the menu. Over the years I have learned that I like my Margaritas shaken, not frozen and that when I make them at home, it’s best I do so in a large jug because I can never only drink one (and it’s not fun having a fiesta on your own so a nice big jug makes it the perfect drink to serve at a party).

Chilli-infused Margaritas

Chilli-infused Margaritas

Chilli-infused Margaritas

A classic Margarita is my absolute favourite but this version with a spicy kick is positively addictive. It’s almost like the warmth provided by the chilli-infused simple syrup makes the tingle from the tequila last a little longer, which is very much welcomed by my friends and I. Serve these in tumblers, over ice with a few slices of lemon and keep the jug close, you’ll need a top up before you know it!

Chilli-infused Margaritas

Chilli-infused Margaritas

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Chilli-infused Margaritas
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Course: Cocktails, Drinks, Margaritas
Author: Alida Ryder
Ingredients
chilli-infused simple syrup
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 red chillies sliced in half from the stem down
for the margaritas
  • 150 ml blanco tequila silver
  • 150 ml triple sec
  • 150 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 100 ml chilli-infused simple syrup
  • 3 cups roughly crushed ice
  • 3 limes thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. To make the syrup, bring the ingredients to a boil and allow to bubble for 5 minutes until thickened slightly.
  2. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  3. To make the Margaritas, combine all the ingredients in a large jug and allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving in tumblers with ice.

 

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  • brittney
    Reply

    This looks amazing! I will definitely have to try it!

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Thanks Brittney. Let me know what you thought once you’ve tried them!

  • Tess @ Tips on Healthy Living
    Reply

    Though I tend to drink frozen margaritas over shaken, this looks amazing! What would substitute for chili’s for those of us who can’t handle the spice?

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