Mango Margaritas on the Rocks + How to peel a Mango!

Craving a beachy escape with mango margaritas on the rocks in hand? Totally get that feeling. There’s something magical about shaking up these babies with fresh mangoes – it’s like an instant ticket to a tropical paradise!

Just imagine the tangy sweetness of ripe mangoes mingling with the zingy kick of freshly squeezed lime juice and the juicy pop of Cara Cara oranges. And let’s not forget the star of the show – tequila, baby! It’s what gives this drink its fun-loving edge, perfect for those lazy summer days when you just wanna kick back and relax.

Seriously, once you’ve had a sip of these mango margaritas on the rocks you’ll be hooked. They’re like sunshine in a glass, guaranteed to put a smile on your face no matter what. So why not whip up a batch and transport yourself to your own little slice of paradise? Trust me, it’s the ultimate summer vibe.

Let’s cut to the chase: Want to know the key to a lip-smacking mango margarita on the rocks? It’s all about muddling fresh mangos, and using freshly squeezed lime juice – none of that bottled nonsense. But wait, here’s the real game-changer: a dash of freshly squeezed orange juice. Yep, you heard that right. Real-deal juice straight from an orange. We like using Cara Cara oranges, but mandarins are also a great choice.


How to Peel a Mango using a Glass:

2 mango margaritas on the rocks with a slice of mango and fresh mint leaves

Mango Margaritas on the Rocks + How to peel a Mango!

Fresh mango margaritas on the rocks are perfect for your next taco night!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Course: cocktails
Cuisine: tex-mex
Keyword: mango, margarita
Servings: 2
Calories: 298kcal


  • 1 ripe mango
  • 2 Mango slices for garnish
  • 4 oz tequila
  • 2 oz triple sec or orange liqueur
  • 2 oz lime juice
  • 1 tsp simple syrup optional, adjust to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 Sprigs of fresh mint or lemon balm for garnish


  • Slice 2 slices of mango for garnish, then add rest of peeled mango to cocktail shaker
  • Muddle the mango in the shaker until it's well mashed.
  • Add the silver tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  • Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
  • Shake the mixture vigorously for about 15-20 seconds until well chilled.
  • Double strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice cubes to remove any mango fibers or pulp.
  • Garnish the drink with a slice of fresh mango and a sprig of fresh mint or lemon balm.
  • Optionally, you can also garnish with a lime wedge for an extra burst of citrus flavor.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your refreshing fresh mango margarita!


This garnish adds a lovely aromatic touch to your mango margarita, enhancing its overall freshness and appeal. Enjoy!


Serving: 2 | Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 225mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 1177IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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Hi, we are Bruce and Dina Miller. We love to cook every night. We enjoy making a few healthy dishes, and also comfort food. We love crafting cocktails too! Come take a look, we would love to share our recipes with you.


  1. Elizabeth Crissey Reply

    What a yummy looking drink!! Perfect for summer! ?

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