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Low-Carb Spicy Margarita in a martini glass with cilantro garnish

Low-Carb Spicy Margarita (keto, sugar-free)

You can still enjoy a lazy cocktail or two when on a keto diet. Kick back and enjoy this very grown-up Low-Carb Spicy Margarita.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Lactose
Keyword low carb cocktails, low carb margarita, skinny margarita, spicy margarita
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 74kcal
Author Abbie Brooks


  • 4 jalapeño slices bottled
  • 4 tbsp lime juice, fresh (2-3 limes)
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 12 drops liquid stevia
  • 16 cubes ice 8 for recipe, 8 to serve

Salt rim:


  • Run a wedge of lime around the rim of your glasses.
  • Mix the salt, chili and spices together in a small bowl or ramekin. Place the salt mix onto a plate and dip the glass rim into the salt mix. Turn the glass to coat and repeat with the other glass.
  • Add half the ice to each glass. Place the 2 slices of jalapeno and the lime juice into a cocktail shaker. Muddle the jalapeño. I used the end of a wooden spoon.
  • Add the tequila, the stevia glycerite and the remaining ice and shake to mix.
  • Strain the margarita into the salted glass. Add a slice of jalapeño and some cilantro to garnish. (optional)



If you like your Low-Carb Margarita to be even more spicy, leave the shaken cocktail to stand for up to 5 minutes. This will allow more spice to develop. Alternatively, add an extra jalapeño slice to the cocktail shaker.
Add more or less stevia glycerite to achieve your desired level of sweetness.


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1205mg | Potassium: 35mg | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 9mg