Beyond the Margarita! 12 Tequila Infused Recipes


Photo Credit: Shaina Olmanson

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and naturally that has me thinking about Tequila (and now that song that will be stuck in my head for the rest of the night). We all know you can make a mean margarita with tequila. One of my favorites is my APRICOT MARGARITA. Today instead of margaritas we’re going to talk about using tequila to infuse flavor into all kinds of foods! Like those gorgeous margarita fish tacos pictured above. You can find that and 11 more tasty tequila foods after the jump!

  • Steak with Mushroom Tequila Sauce 1 of 12
    Steak with Mushroom Tequila Sauce
    This mushroom tequila sauce is thick rich and complex. It's guaranteed to jazz up your next steak dinner.
    Make steak w/mushroom tequila sauce
  • Guy Fieris Red Rocker Margarita Chicken 2 of 12
    Guy Fieris Red Rocker Margarita Chicken
    This is not your ordinary chicken sandwich. It's marinated with tequila and inspired by Sammy Hagar. Interesting to say the least.
    Make Guy Fieri's red rocker margarita chicken
  • Avocado Mango Salad with Tequila Lime Vinaigrette 3 of 12
    Avocado Mango Salad with Tequila Lime Vinaigrette
    The should sell a bag of limes with every bottle of tequila. They're a natural pairing and bring big flavor to the vinaigrette for this refreshing salad.
    Make avocado mango salad w/tequila lime vinaigrette
  • Margarita Cheesecake 4 of 12
    Margarita Cheesecake
    Margarita meets cheesecake. Nothing can be bad about that.
    Make margarita cheesecake
  • Cheese Fondue with Chipotle and Tequila 5 of 12
    Cheese Fondue with Chipotle and Tequila
    Chipotle adds a little spice to the silky smooth tequila fondue. Bring a little of the South West to your next party.
    Make cheese fondue w/chipotle & tequila
  • Tequila Lime Chicken 6 of 12
    Tequila Lime Chicken
    This tequila lime chicken recipe is so much better than the ones you'll find in the chain restaurants. Go ahead and try it for yourself.
    Get the recipe from Eclectic Recipes
  • Margarita Fish Tacos 7 of 12
    Margarita Fish Tacos
    Perfect for entertaining because you can do most the prep work ahead of time. These fish tacos are light, refreshing and perfect for parties.
    Get the recipe from Food For My Family
  • Tequila Lime Salmon 8 of 12
    Tequila Lime Salmon
    Easy yet impressive. This seafood dish is a cinch to make. The salmon is topped with a tequila flavored salsa. Don't forget the rice!
    Get the recipe from Whole Foods
  • Tequila Chicken Quesadillas 9 of 12
    Tequila Chicken Quesadillas
    Everyone loves quesadillas and they'll love them even more when they taste this tequila chicken version. Full of big bold flavors and lots of cheese.
    Get the recipe from Food Network
  • Tequila and Lime Baked Pineapple 10 of 12
    Tequila and Lime Baked Pineapple
    Pineapple that's baked and caramelized and dripping with tequila and lime. Sign me up.
    Get the recipe from Epicurious
  • Tequila Lime Chili 11 of 12
    Tequila Lime Chili
    Next time you're craving chili give this tequila lime chili a go. You'll be happy you did.
    Get the recipe from Tracey's Culinary Adventures
  • Tequila Avocado Soup 12 of 12
    Tequila Avocado Soup
    Creamy dreamy avocado soup comes together with tequila. One bite and you'll be saying Viva Mexico!
    Get the recipe from Food Channel



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