Pineapple and lime frozen margarita

Tropical and refreshing, these frozen margaritas are the perfect drinks for a hot afternoon. Grilling the fruit adds a surprising, caramelised flavour.

Less than 30 minutes

Makes 2L

(Serves 4-6)


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  • 2 pineapples, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 3 limes, halved + extra for garnish
  • 1 jalapeño, deseeded
  • ¼ cup (60ml) honey or brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) pineapple juice 
  • 1 cup (250ml) orange juice
  • 1 cup (250ml) tequila (optional)
  • 2-3 cups ice cubes
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) Maldon salt  
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • Sprigs mint, for serving (optional)



  1. Grill pineapple and lime halves (cut-side down) over hot coals for 4-8 minutes, until charred.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. Add grilled pineapples, juice from limes, jalapeño, honey, juices and tequila to the jug of a blender, along with ice.
  4. Blitz until smooth.
  5. Mix salt and sugar. 
  6. Rub a lime wedge along the rims of serving glasses and dip into salt and sugar mixture.
  7. Fill glasses with frozen margarita and serve with a slice of lime or sprig of mint.


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