We went to St. Thomas in February and when I saw Strawberry Jalapeno margaritas on the menu, I had to try it! I don’t like the frozen super sweet margaritas, I like to taste the tequila. The strawberries add just the right amount of sweetness (plus the pink is so pretty!) and the jalapeno adds some nice heat. They are a bit of an effort to make as you have to hand squeeze the strawberries but it’s worth the effort Cheers!
Add the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker.
With your hands, squeeze the juice from 8 of the strawberries into the cocktail shaker. You want the color to be quite pink. Depending on how ripe your strawberries are, you made need more than 8.
Rim the glasses with salt if you like and add ice to the glasses. Slice the 2 remaining strawberries and add to the glasses. Slice the jalapeno very thin and add 1 to the glass if you are afraid of the heat, up to 4 or 5 if you like the heat.
Vigorously shake the margaritas and pour into the prepared glasses.
How do I begin to describe my love affair with Margaritas if you don’t know me? Um, my Specialized Ruby Bike is named Rita. I do races so I have a legitimate excuse to “replace my electrolytes” with a Margarita with salt. I just love Margaritas. I like different flavors but by far, this classic recipe is my all time favorite. Continue reading Classic Margaritas→
I love Pomegranate Martinis. There are so many wonderful antioxidants in them, I find them a healthy cocktail Hey, they look really pretty and I serve them year as the featured cocktail for our Toys for Tots party.