Spicy Pineapple Margarita


  • Prep Time55 mins
  • Total Time55 mins
  • Makes1 servings
Spicy Pineapple Margarita

(Recipes by: Diala Canelo; produced by: Chantal Braganza and Sun Ngo; Photography by Carmen Cheung; food styling by Sage Dakota; prop styling by Christine Hanlon; hair and makeup by Wendy Rorong; clothing courtesy of

This delicious cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to a summer taco feast.


  • 3 fresh pineapple chunks, (2-in. cubes)

  • jalapeño peppers

  • 4 oz ginger beer

  • 2 oz pineapple juice

  • 1 1/2 oz tequila

  • ice cubes

  • chili powder

  • coarse salt


  • Muddle together pineapple and as many jalapenos as desired; add to shaker along with ginger beer, pineapple juice and tequila. Add ice cubes; shake until well chilled.

  • Rim glass with chili powder and coarse salt. Strain cocktail into glass with fresh ice. Garnish with slice of jalapeno cilantro, if desired.

This recipe is part of a homemade taco bar menu developed for Chatelaine by Diala Canelo. Get all the recipes for our complete taco feast.