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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – Pineapple Cocktail

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Last Updated on May 12, 2020 by

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great pineapple margarita recipe.



We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some of the fresh herbs from our garden and one of our favorite fruits, pineapple, to make the Fresh Pineapple Cilantro Margarita!



Pineapple Cilantro Margarita




Pineapple Margarita

Combining two flavors commonly found in Mexican cuisine, this drink is pleasantly sweet and tart with a great herbal burst that brings images of sitting on the beaches of the Mayan Rivera sipping on drinks and eating delicious fresh salsa!






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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita top shot with blue and white napkin, bowl of pineapple and limes on a wood backgroundRocks Glasses / Muddler / Shaker




Ingredients Needed for the Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

  • CIlantro
  • Lime Juice
  • Triple Sec
  • Simple Syrup
  • Pineapple
  • Silver Tequila



Pineapple Cilantro Margarita with blue and white napkin, bowl of pineapple and limes with a tequila bottle on a wood background

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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita
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Pineapple CIlantro Margarita - A Tequila Cocktail

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

A sweet and herbal margarita perfect for sipping. This pineapple margarita recipe is so tasty!


  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 3 oz tequila, blanco or silver
  • 1 oz simple syrup (add more if not sweet enough)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 sprigs of cilantro (for garnish)


Muddle pineapple chunks and cilantro, add tequila, triple sec, lime juice and simple syrup in a shaker.

Shake vigorously for 1 minute until combined.

Strain into a glass rimmed with salt and crushed ice.

Garnish with pineapple and a sprig of cilantro.



The herbal flavor of the cilantro cuts the sweetness of the drink, and depending how sweet your pineapple is, we added a bit of simple syrup to the ingredient list.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 507Total Fat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 341mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 2.6gSugar: 51.2gProtein: 1.2g

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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita - cilantro, lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup, pineapple and tequila




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