Let the Mexican inspired traditions begin! We know Cinco de Mayo isn’t until Sunday this year, but this Jalapeño & Cilantro Margarita recipe is the perfect way to get a head start on the festivities. Make it as spicy or mild as you like, the unique flavors of the cilantro and jalapeño pepper are a great twist on the classic margarita.
Here’s to a great Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy!
1 cup simple syrup
2/3 cup lime juice
1/3 cup lemon juice
Blend 2 jalapenos and some cilantro and strain into your base (slowly – taste as you go – some like it spicier than others)
Mix 2oz Tequila, 1oz Triple Sec and add your base. Pour over ice, shake and serve.