Skinny Spicy Margarita

Skinny Spicy Margarita

Anne Murray, MS, RD
My favorite cocktail is a skinny spicy margarita, and when done right it is the perfect compliment to any celebration. I keep it super simple, light and low in sugar, so you can keep it healthy while indulging in a cocktail.
Course cocktails
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 people


  • 4 oz Tequila Blanco
  • 4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 oz Cointreau can sub fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 Jalapeño Muddled - add to your desired spicy level
  • 2 tsp Agave / Honey optional - I use a SPECK to sweeten this
  • Lime Wheels Garnish
  • Tajin / Rock Salt Rim the glass


  • Squeeze fresh lime juice
  • Muddle jalapeños + lime juice + agave together
  • Add in tequila + cointreau
  • Add ice and shake very well, until foam develops
  • Pour over a tajin rimmed glass with ice and top with a lime wheel
Keyword cocktails, margarita, skinny margarita, spicy margarita

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