Recipe: Habanero and Cucumber Margarita

In Dine, Playa del Carmen & Tulum by Suzanne Koch

Add some kick to your day with this spicy concoction from Fairmont Mayakoba.

Habanero and Cucumber Margarita

  • 1.5 oz tequila Milagro Reposado (obviously you can use any kind of Tequila you’d like, but this is the brand they use at Mayakoba Resort)
  • .5 oz Controy (this is a Mexican brand Liqueur similar to French Cointreau)
  • 1.5 oz. lime juice
  • 1/8 Fresh cucumber, sliced with no seeds
  • Dash Agave Nectar
  • Habanero chili for flavor (remove all seeds and veins)
  • Ice
  • Chili powder for rim of glass
  • Salt for rime of glass
  • Slices of cucumber for garnish

Directions: Mix all ingredients in a shaker or blend with ice for a frozen treat. Rub rim of a chilled glass with a piece of lime. Dip the rim of the glass in a saucer of salt and chili powder until it is evenly coated. Pour into the glass and garnish with a slice of cucumber.

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