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Fiery Mango Margarita

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas 

Active time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins
Yield

Serves 4

Sweet and spicy is oh-so-nice. Instead of mango, you could try pineapple in this refreshing summer drink. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen cubed mango
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz.) blanco tequila
  • 4 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 to 4 Tbsp. Red Chile Simple Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • Lime slices

How to Make It

  1. Process mango, ice cubes, tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, and 2 tablespoons of the Red Chile Simple Syrup in a blender until smooth. Add additional syrup to taste, 1 tablespoon at a time, if desired.

  2. Combine sugar and salt on a small plate. Rub 1 lime slice around the rim of a margarita glass; dip rim in sugar mixture. Pour mango mixture into glass. Serve immediately.