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Spicy Cilantro Margarita & Hot Pineapple Salsa

This spicy pineapple salsa and Don Julio margarita make the most out of just a few ingredients you might already have at home, perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year!


Spicy Cilantro Margarita

1⁄4 cup kosher salt

Lime wedge

1 bunch cilantro, stems removed

2 ​jalapeño​s, seeded

1⁄3 cup lime juice

2 tablespoons agave nectar

3 ounces Don Julio Blanco

Cilantro sprigs, for garnish

Jalapeño​ slices, for garnish

Hot Pineapple Salsa

1 cup small diced pineapple

1⁄2 cup small diced tomatoes

1⁄3 cup finely diced ​jalapeño

1⁄4 cup finely diced red onion

1⁄2 cup cilantro, roughly chopped

Juice of 1 lime

3⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt

Tortilla chips, for serving


Spicy Cilantro Margarita

1. Place kosher salt on a small plate. Rub lime wedge around the rim of two rocks glasses. Dip the rim in the salt to coat. Set glasses aside.

2. Combine cilantro, ​jalapeño​s, and lime juice in a blender. Blend until solids are liquified. Strain through a sieve, pushing all the liquid through with a spatula. Transfer liquid to a cocktail shaker.

3. Add agave nectar, Don Julio Blanco, and a handful of ice to the shaker. Shake well.

4. Pour cocktail over fresh ice in each of the prepared glasses.

5. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and ​jalapeño​ slices.

Hot Pineapple Salsa

1. Mix together all ingredients. Enjoy with tortilla chips!