Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

Cucumber margarita, anyone? Muddled cucumber and cilantro add bright flavor to a classic lime margarita in this easy cucumber margarita recipe. Talk about refreshing! Serve these Cucumber Cilantro Margaritas with tasty tacos or chips and guac for the perfect pairing.
Prep 10 Minutes
Total Time 40 Minutes
Servings 1

Ingredient List

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

  • 4 slices English (seedless) cucumber
  • 2 to 3 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz blanco tequila
  • 3/4 oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • Additional cucumber slices, if desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. To make Simple Syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/4 cups.
  2. To make margarita, add 4 cucumber slices and sprigs of cilantro to cocktail shaker; break up with muddler or spoon. Add 3/4 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with additional cucumber slices.


  • 1 Serving Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 0);  Total Fat 0g (Saturated Fat 0g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 0mg;  Sodium 0mg;  Potassium 95mg;  Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 10g);  Protein 0g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%;  Vitamin C 8%;  Calcium 0%;  Iron 0%
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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