#kkcocktailhour: SXSW Cilantro, Jalapeno, and Ginger Margarita

To keep with the SXSW inspired cocktails, we are making a Texas favorite, but switching things up. For our second SXSW cocktail we are making a Cilantro, Jalapeño and Ginger Margarita. Cilantro Jalapeno Ginger Margarita KK

With SXSW in full swing now and the temperature warming up, what better way to celebrate than to turn up the temperature in your margarita?

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Cilantro, Jalapeño, and Ginger Margarita

For the music-loving indie obsessed crowd.

Ingredients:
6 sprigs of cilantro,
2 tablespoons of jalapeños,
Juice from three limes,
2 oz. of triple sec (optional),
1 1/2 oz. ginger syrup,
4 oz. of tequila,
2 cups of still or sparkling water,
ice cubes.

Cilantro Jalapeno Ginger Margarita KK

Instructions:

In your favorite shaker, add cilantro and half the jalapeños and muddle just enough to bruise the cilantro leaves. Add the lime juice, tequila, ginger syrup, water, and ice cubes. Taste and adjust any ingredients. Garnish with cilantro and the rest of jalapeños.

(Recipe adapted via)

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Jalapeno Cilantro and Ginger Margarita

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Events to attend today

Music Gear Expo

Austin Convention Center. Exhibit Hall 5  11:00AM – 6:00PM

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Long Center. 701 W Riverside Dr. 4:00-7:30 PM