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Big Batch Jalapeño Margarita

A simple, fresh margarita with a spicy note. I like to use Espolon brand blanco or silver tequila. Makes one cocktail.
Prep Time10 mins
Let sit for 2 days or at least 6 hours at room temperature.2 d
Total Time2 d 10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Keyword: big batch margarita, jalapeno margarita, skinny margarita, spicy margarita
Servings: 12 margaritas


  • Tajin spice mix for glass rims regular salt is fine too
  • 1/4 cup lime juice or water, for spiced rims
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced thin
  • 3 cups tequila silver or blanco
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 3 cups fresh lime juice
  • 16 ounces sparkling water
  • Ice


  • Place about a tablespoon of Tajin in a flat dish and the lime juice on another flat dish.
  • Dip the rim of your glass in lime juice and then the Tajin.
  • In a pitcher, add the jalapeño slices and their seeds along with the tequila.
  • Let sit for 2 days or at least 6 hours at room temperature.
  • When ready to serve, add the agave nectar and lime juice to the pitcher and stir.
  • Serve over ice with a topper of sparkling water, about ¼ cup per glass.
  • Stir and enjoy!