pineapple margarita in spiked glass

Spicy Pineapple Margarita

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

This spicy pineapple margarita recipe is sure to be a hit for Cinco de Mayo, or any cocktail party!



  • 1 1/2 ounces gold tequila
  • 1 teaspoon of your favorite hot sauce
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • Squeeze of fresh lime (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • Sea salt for rimming the glass (optional)


  1. Add the tequila, hot sauce, triple sec, pineapple juice, lime juice and cilantro (if using) to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a salt rimmed glass, if you prefer.
  3. Garnish with a pineapple wedge, lime wheel and more fresh cilantro.

Recipe Notes

If you’re making these margaritas for a crowd and you’re not sure how spicy to make them, leave the hot sauce out and let your guests add their own!

  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American