Craving a little heat? This classic margarita recipe features fresh mango, pineapple juice, lime juice, and Aardvark Smoked Reaper Hot Sauce for a tropical-inspired cocktail with some heat. Don’t worry. It won’t melt your face off. Well, maybe a little.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Servings: Makes one delicious cocktail!


½ ripe mango (skin & pit removed and cubed. You can also use frozen mango chunks)

3 oz pineapple juice

1 oz fresh lime juice

1-2 tsp Secret Aardvark Reaper Smoked Hot Sauce (substitute Aardvark Habenero Hot Sauce for a little less heat)

3 oz silver tequila

1 tbsp Grenadine (optional)

Agave to taste (optional)

Rim: *optional*:

Lime wedge for wetting the rim

½ tsp chili powder

1 tsp coarse salt


Moisten the rim of glass with lime wedge and then dip into rim mixture. Fill glass with ice and set aside.

Add mango, pineapple juice, and lime juice to blender. Blend until smooth and set aside.

In cocktail shaker, fill with ice and add mango mixture, Reaper sauce, and tequila. Shake vigorously until cold.

Strain the margarita into the prepared glass.

Add grenadine or agave to taste. Garnish with lime wedge. Enjoy!

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