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SPLENDA® Spicy Jalapeño Margaritas

Let Brooklyn Decker sweeten up your life with a sweet & spicy jalapeño margarita and some simple DIY bar tips. Sponsored by SPLENDA®.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups fresh lime juice (about 10 to 12 limes)
  • 4 cups ice
  • 8 oz Reposado Tequila
  • Sweet Spicy Rim:
  • 1 Tbsp SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced

Steps

  1. In a blender, add water, SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend, cilantro and jalapeño. Puree until for 30 seconds, until combined. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Add lime juice and stir. Can be made a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator.
  2. For Sweet Spicy Rim: Combine SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend, chili powder and salt in a shallow dish. Rub rims of 4 glasses with 1-2 lime wedges. Dip the rims of glasses in sugar mixture.
  3. Fill each glass with ice, add 2 ounces of tequila and 5 ounces of spicy lime juice. Stir, then garnish with a lime wedge and a slice of jalapeño.