Emma Reynolds Ezell – Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita

When you are looking to spice up your next get-together, try my favorite Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita. The combination of jalapeño and Florida Grapefruit provides a unique spin on a traditional favorite that everyone will enjoy.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving size1
Amount per serving
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat1.4g 2%
    • Saturated Fat.2g 1%
  • Sodium2162mg 94%
  • Total Carbohydrate21g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber4.1g 15%
    • Total Sugars9.5g
  • Protein2.1g 4%
  • Vitamin A2742mcg 305%
  • Vitamin C71.7mg 80%
  • Calcium61mg 5%
  • Iron1.9mg 11%
  • Thiamin.1mg 8%
  • Folate26mcg 7%
  • Potassium429mg 9%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
  • 2 oz. Florida Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 ½ oz. tequila
  • 3 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 Florida Grapefruit wedge for garnish
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish


Emma Reynolds Ezell – Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita

1. Mix salt and chili powder on a small plate.

2. To prepare your glass, run a lime wedge around the rim of each glass and roll the glass in the chili-salt mixture.

3. Place a slice of jalapeño in a cocktail shaker and muddle.

4. Add Florida Grapefruit Juice, lime juice, tequila and ice to the cocktail shaker. Fasten cocktail shaker lid securely and shake well.

5. Strain the mixture into chili-salt rimmed glass.

6. Garnish glasses with Florida Grapefruit wedges and lime wedges.

Helpful Tip: My Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita pairs well with my family’s favorite barbecue chicken, served with our Florida Orange Juice BBQ Sauce.