The Barbacoa Margarita Recipe

Two words: spicy margarita

Get ready to take your taste buds on a journey with this easy picante twist on an old favorite. The chipotle in this margarita elevates it to delicious new (spicy) heights. You won't be able to resist!

The Barbacoa Margarita Recipe
Country of Origin
  • 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

  • ½ parts fresh lemon juice

  • ¼ parts agave nectar

  • ¼ parts ginger syrup

  • 1 tsp. puréed canned chipotle in adobo

  • ½ lime, quartered lengthwise

  • 1 strip red bell pepper, for garnish

  • 1 small piece beef jerky, for garnish


In a cocktail shaker, combine lemon juice, agave nectar, ginger syrup, chipotle purée, and lime wedges. Using a muddler or a wooden spoon, muddle ingredients. Then add 1 cup cubed ice and pour in Tequila; stir. Pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with bell pepper and beef jerky.