Spicy Grapefruit Margarita

by John Cusimano 10:14 AM, May 4, 2017

Aired May 5, 2017

Serves 1 cocktail

For the Jalapeño Mint Syrup:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 jalapeños, sliced
A small bunch fresh mint

2 ounces Patrón Silver tequila
2 ounces fresh pink grapefruit juice
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice


For the syrup, heat the water and sugar in a small saucepan until dissolved. Remove pot from heat, add jalapeño and mint, and let cool.

To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1/2 ounce of syrup along with the tequila, grapefruit juice and lime juice. Shake then strain into an ice-filled rocks glass that has been rimmed with a lime wedge and a mix of pink salt, chili powder and sugar.


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