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A spicy jalapeño siesta cocktail in a coupe glass

Spicy Jalapeño Siesta Cocktail

  • Author: Meatless Makeovers
  • Prep Time: 10 min.
  • Cook Time: 0 min.
  • Total Time: 10 min.
  • Yield: 2 Drinks 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Shake, Strain
  • Cuisine: Mexican


A sweet and spicy adult drink made with tequila, Campari, and citrus. This easy to make Spicy Jalapeño Siesta Cocktail brings the heat!


  • 1 Fresh Jalapeño (Stem and Seeds Removed)
  • 4 oz. White Tequila
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Lime Juice (Approx. 2 limes)
  • 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice (Approx 1/2 grapefruit)
  • 1 oz. Agave Syrup


  1. Add the prepared jalapeño and the tequila to a glass and muddle them thoroughly. 
  2. Strain the tequila into a cocktail shaker along with the rest of the ingredients. 
  3. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and shake until very cold. 
  4. Strain into two glasses. Garnish with a grapefruit peel, if desired and enjoy cold. Cheers!


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Keywords: Spicy Jalapeño Siesta Cocktail, Siesta Cocktail Recipe, Spicy Tequila Cocktail