This spicy margarita recipe from Food & Wine’s Paige McCurdy-Flynn uses both chile powder and fresh chile for a double dose of heat.  Slideshow: More Margarita Recipes 

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, mix the chile powder with the salt and sugar. Moisten the outer rim of two rocks glasses with a lime wedge and dip the rims in the chile salt to coat.

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  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the grape juice, tequila, lime juice, triple sec and 4 slices of serrano and shake well. Carefully fill the salt-rimmed glasses with ice. Strain the drink into the glasses, garnish with lime wedges, sliced serranos and grapes and serve.

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