Rita Ora's Rita Jalepeño Margarita

Make the mocktail or the cocktail - whatever you're in the mood for!

5 minsPrep Time
2 minsCook Time

7 minsTotal Time


  • 2.5 ounces of Tequila or 2.5 ounces of orange juice
  • ¼ jalapeño pepper, plus extra slices for garnish
  • 1 ounce of fresh lime juice, plus lime slices for garnish
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ½ ounce Triple Sec, if making cocktail
  • Sparkling water
  • Ice



  • Cocktail shaker
  • Bar Spoon
  • Jigger - measuring
  • Glass – 8 ounce glass
  • Ice
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Small plate for garnish


  • Pour 2.5 ounces of Orange juice or Tequila into the cocktail shaker
  • Cut ¼ of the jalapeño into slices
  • Add the jalapeño into the cocktail shaker
  • Let the orange juice and the jalapeño soak for 5
  • Add ½ ounce of Triple Sec if making cocktail
  • 1 ounce of fresh lime juice into the cocktail shaker
  • Add 1 ounce of simple syrup into the cocktail shaker
  • Place ice into the cocktail shaker and shake
  • Place ice into your glass and pour the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass
  • Top off with sparkling water
  • Add two slices of jalapeño and two slices of lime for garnish