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Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail

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Margaritas are typically very sweet, at least when you order them out and they are packed with an overly sweet, sweet and sour mix. This Keto Spicy Margarita is the perfect ratio of sour to sweet with the little help of tart lime juice (of course) and a simple syrup made with water and a bit of Swerve. Then we’re spicing things up with some fresh jalapeños that pack a spicy punch. This is one cocktail you’ll want to sip all summer long.

Fancy a mojito, lime batida, pina colada, Moscow mule or daiquiri? Check out our low-carb cocktail ideas!

Are you trying to lose weight?
Minimise your consumption to occasional drinks, or ideally, avoid alcohol altogether. Although there are no carbs in spirits, your body can't store alcohol as fat - it has to metabolise it. This means that your body will utilise alcohol instead of body fat which will slow down weight loss.

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Allergy information for Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nut free
✔  Pork free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs4.5 grams
Protein0.1 grams
Fat0 grams
Calories145 kcal

Calories from carbs 96%, protein 3%, fat 1%

Total carbs4.7 gramsFiber0.2 gramsSugars2.6 gramsSaturated fat0 gramsSodium1 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium3 mg(1% RDA)Potassium41 mg(2% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving)

  • 2 fl oz tequila (60 ml)
  • 1 fl oz fresh lime juice (30 ml)
  • 1 fl oz low-carb simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 1 slice jalapeño pepper, plus more for garnish
  • ice
Low-carb Simple Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup granulated Swerve or Erythritol (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 cup water (120 ml/ 4 fl oz)


  1. Make the simple syrup by combining the Swerve with the water in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a simmer until reduced and it has the texture of syrup. This should take about 5-7 minutes. Let it cool down. You will use just about 1/4 of it. Store any leftover syrup in a jar for future use. slice the jalapeño pepper. Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail
  2. Squeeze the limes. Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail
  3. Place the jalapeño into a cocktail shaker and muddle until broken down. Add in some ice, the freshly pressed lime juice, simple syrup, and tequila. Shake until combined and strain into a small glass over ice.
    Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail
  4. Garnish with an extra slice of jalapeño and lime if desired. Low-Carb Spicy Margarita Cocktail

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Tequila, distilled alcoholic beverage (~40% vol)
0 g0 g0 g128 kcal
Lime juice, fresh
2.5 g0.1 g0 g8 kcal
Peppers, Jalapeno, fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Swerve, natural sweetener (Erythritol and chicory inulin based)
2 g0 g0 g8 kcal
Total per serving
4.5 g0.1 g0 g145 kcal

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