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A glass of margarita mocktail

Virgin margarita

Published: December 23, 2020 at 3:31 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Homemade citrus-chilli salt and pickle juice are essential for this alcohol-free margarita mocktail. Ideal if you're driving, or just fancy a lighter evening


Try our margarita mocktail then check out our passion fruit martini mocktail, virgin mojito, gimlet mocktail, virgin mary mocktail and more mocktail recipes.


  • citrus chilli salt (see below)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp orange juice or grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 tsp pickle juice


  • 1 tsp mild chilli powder
  • 2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 lime, zested


  • STEP 1

    For the citrus-chilli salt, mix together all of the ingredients on a plate. Rub a lime around the rims of 2 coupe or tumbler glasses then press into the salt mixture.

  • STEP 2

    Put the rest of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice and shake well. Strain into a coupe or tumbler glass and serve.

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