Tequila with Sangria Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 30, 2020
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Sit down to any serious meal in Mexico and you’ll be offered twin glasses of sipping tequila and sangrita. The latter is a spicy “chaser” based on tomato and orange or lime juice, often with a little chili powder or pickled pepper juice for punch. The presentation might be rounded out with a few radishes, scallions or jicama slices to munch on.

How To Make Tequila with Sangria

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Balance the strong kick of tequila with the sweet and tangy taste of the sangria.

Preparation Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
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  • ¾ cup tomato juice
  • ½ cup orange juice, fresh
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp. pickled jalapeno chilies juice, should be packaged in vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. onion with juice, finely grated
  • 2 lime wedges
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 1 bunch radishes, stems removed, radishes halved (about 1 1/4 C.)
  • ½ jicama, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 9 oz. tequila, such as Don Julio, Perfidio or Patron


  1. In pitcher, stir together tomato juice, orange juice, lime juice, chili juice and onion.
  2. Moisten rims of 6 shot or cordial glasses with lime wedges.
  3. Place chili powder in shallow bowl.
  4. Invert glasses; dip in chili powder to coat rims.

  5. Arrange radishes and jicama on platter.

  6. Pour sangrita into chili-dusted glasses.
  7. Serve tequila in separate glasses.
  8. Invite guests to sip tequila and sangrita alternately, eating radishes and jicama between sips.
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  • Calcium: 48mg
  • Calories: 168kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 420mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 171mg
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 3112IU
  • Vitamin C: 32mg
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