Mixologists are still reacting against too-sweet drinks. This spicy margarita combines three savory ingredients: jalapeño, cilantro and cucumber. Slideshow: More Recipes for Margaritas 

Patricia Richards
July 2013

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© Christina Holmes

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a pitcher, muddle the 1/2 sliced cucumber with the jalapeño and 1/4 cup of cilantro. Add the tequila, lime juice, agave and bitters and stir well. Refrigerate until chilled, 1 hour.

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  • Moisten the rim of 8 rocks glasses with the lime wedge and coat with the lime salt. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Working in batches and adding fresh ice, shake the cocktail and strain into the glasses. Garnish with cucumber and cilantro.

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