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Light and Spicy Margarita

Light and Spicy Margarita

Light and Spicy Margarita recipe that will reduce the calories and pack the flavor. Clear tequila, fresh lime juice, orange juice seltzer water and jalapeno come together in this skinny margarita recipe.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword jalapenos, margarita, spicy, tequila
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 People


  • 1/2 cup Fresh Lime Juice Juice of about 5-6 limes
  • 1/2 cup Tequila Clear Tequila Recommended
  • 1/4 cup Orange Juice Store bought or freshly squeezed.
  • 1/2 Jalapeno
  • 1 tsp. Honey
  • Jalapeno and Lime Slices for garnish
  • Kosher Salt for rimming the glass if desired- This is optional.
  • Seltzer Water for topping off


  1. In a 16 ounce mason jar ( make sure you have a lid) mix together, tequila, orange juice, lime juice, honey and jalapeno. You can use the markings right on the side of the mason jar to measure your ingredients.

  2. Take 2 glasses and run a slice of lime around the outside. Put some kosher or margarita salt on a plate and dip the rims into the salt. This step is optional.

  3. Fill your glasses halfway with ice. Strain the tequila mixture into the glasses. Top it off with seltzer water, extra jalapeno and lime.

Recipe Notes

If you don't want this to be a spicy margarita, leave the jalapeno out.