Habenero  Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita
If you like spicy food, you are going to fall in love with this cocktail. The sweet and the spicy grapefruit margarita is so refreshing.

This margarita is a little spicy. However, its not the kind of spicy that will burn off your tasted buds and leave you with tears, it’s the kind of spicy that will make you want   more and more. I love the kinck of the habenero ginger simple syrup provides, it is refreshing , flavorful and mellow.

Habenero  Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

Habenero Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

 

Recipe below yields for one drink, so multiple as necessary

INGREDIENTS

1- ounce fresh lime juice ( about 1 large lime)

2- 2 ounces   red grapefruit juice ( 1 small  grapefruit)

1- tablespoon habenero ginger simple syrup (add more if you want a little bit more kick or a little sweeter ( see recipes here)

3- 2 ounces  or more tequila Blanco

Salt , lime and grapefruit wedges for garnish (optional)

Habenero  Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

Habenero Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

 

PREPARATION

1-Gently did the rim of each glass into the habonera ginger simple syrup then dip glass unto the salt set aside

2-fill a sharer with ice, add tequila, grapefruit juice, lime and simple syrup

3-Cover and shake

4- Strain over ice into salt-rimmed margarita glass

On the rocks just wet rim of your glass dip into salt and pour

Habenero  Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

Habenero Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

 

 

Habenero  Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

Habenero Chili, Ginger Grapefruit Margarita

 

INGREDIENTS

1- ounce fresh lime juice ( about 1 large lime)

2- 2 ounces   red grapefruit juice ( about 1 small grapefruit)

1-  1  tablespoon habenero ginger simple syrup add more if you want a little bit more kick or a little sweeter ( see recipes here)

3 -2 ounces tequila Blanco

Salt , lime and grapefruit wedges for garnish (optional)

PREPARATION

1-Gently did the rim of each glass into the habonera ginger simple syrup then dip glass unto the salt set aside

2-fill a sharer with ice, add tequila, grapefruit juice, lime and simple syrup

3-Cover and shake

4- Strain over ice into salt-rimmed margarita glass

On the rocks just wet rim of your glass dip into salt and pour

 

Habenero Ginger Simple Syrup
This is an interesting Ginger-habanero simple syrup. Tthis simple syrup is delicious and can be use in place of plain simple syrup in any cocktails to add a bit of kick. I also use it on my  pancakes, french toast and ice tea.

 

INGREDIENTS

Habenero Ginger Simple syrup

3  habenero ginger chili

2 cups granulated Sugar

2 cups water

¾ cup fresh grated finger

PREPARATION

Habenero  Ginger

1- Start wish fresh habeneoro papers, trim off the stem end and slice the peppers in half. Keep the seeds and the white ribs inside for more heat.

I recommend wearing gloves when cutting the peppers or wash your hand with soap and water after

2-In a small saucepan bring sugar, and water to boil over moderate heat until sugar dissolves. Add ginger and habenero chili paper and reduce heat to simmer for 10 minute

3- Remove from the heat and allow the syrup to cool for about 30 minute to 1 hour ,

4- Strain into a jar cover and chill

The finish habenero ginger simple syrup will keep refrigerated for about 3 weeks

Simple syrup