Recipe for Orange Juice Spicy Margaritas

As an ultimate go-to beverage and ingredient, Florida Orange Juice is convenient and versatile for use in cocktails such as Orange Juice Spicy Margaritas. This naturally sweet, tasty recipe makes for ideal additions to brunch menus all spring long, or just for a lazy afternoon around the house.

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Orange Juice Spicy MargaritasOrange Juice Spicy Margaritas


  • 2 cups Florida Orange Juice
  • Ice
  • 2 cups simple syrup
  • 8 ounces silver tequila
  • 2 ounces triple sec or orange liqueur
  • 2 ounces lime juice
  • 4 ounces seltzer
  • Ghost pepper salt, to taste
  • 4 Florida Orange slices, 1/4-inch thick


In saucepan over medium heat, reduce orange juice to 1 cup and allow to cool.

Fill cocktail shaker 3/4 full with ice. Add orange juice reduction, simple syrup, tequila, triple sec and lime juice.

Shake and pour into four glasses. Top each glass with 1 ounce seltzer.

Pour ghost pepper salt onto saucer and dip edges of orange slices in ghost pepper salt. Place orange slices on rim of each glass, if desired.