Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

Blood orange margarita

  • makes 4
  • Easy

Blood oranges add a beautiful ruby red hue to a pitcher of margaritas. Remember to add a large pinch of hot chilli powder to really make your cocktail sing!


Try this recipe for blood orange margaritas, then check out our frozen margarita, margarita mocktail and Paloma cocktail.

Want to make a classic version of this tequila cocktail? Follow our easy margarita recipe, which also includes some refreshing twists for summer.



  • sea salt flakes ½ tsp
  • caster sugar ½ tsp
  • hot chilli powder a large pinch
  • blood orange slices for the glass rims and to serve
  • tequila 200ml
  • blood orange juice (freshly squeezed) 150ml
  • lime 1, juiced
  • triple sec 100ml


  • Step 1

    Tip the sea salt flakes, sugar and chilli powder onto a plate and mix. Run a blood orange slice over the rims of four glasses, then dip them in the salt and sugar mixture. Fill the glasses with lots of crushed ice.

  • Step 2

    In a bowl or jug, mix together the tequila, orange juice, lime juice and triple sec, add some ice and stir really well until chilled. Strain into the four glasses and serve with a blood orange slice or wedge on the rims.

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