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Jalapeno Watermelon Margarita

  • Author: Shamila Sobers
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


These Jalapeño Watermelon Margaritas are naturally sweetened with watermelon juice and a touch of agave. They’re so easy to make and the perfect combination of sweet, spicy and tart making it the perfect cocktail!



For Margarita

  • 1 cup cubed seedless watermelon (1/2 cup watermelon juice)
  • 3 slices of jalapeno
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 3 oz. Tequila
  • ½ oz. agave

For Rim

  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

For Garnish

  • Jalapeno slices
  • Watermelon wedges


  1. Combine lime zest and sea salt and set aside. Prepare 2 cocktail glasses by using a lime wedge to coat half the rim. Then dip them into the sea salt and lime zest mixture, rolling from side to side until rim is well coated.
  2. Blend cubed watermelon until smooth and strain with a fine mesh sieve and set aside.
  3. Add jalapeno slices and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and muddle. Add Tequila, agave, ½ cup fresh watermelon juice and ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain into prepared glasses over ice. Garnish with Jalapeno slices and watermelon. Cheers!