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