Orange Margarita Recipe - Best Margarita with Orange Juice

Orange Margarita Recipe: Easy Citrus Margaritas made with Orange Juice

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Want to get the party started? Well, there’s no better way to do that than with these delicious orange margaritas. This Easy Orange Margarita Recipe is perfect for pretty much any occasion like Taco Tuesday, 4th of July, or even an at-home solo date with you and your couch.

If you had to pick one cocktail to have for the rest of your life, it should definitely be this orange margarita drink!

Deliciously Easy Citrus Margaritas with Orange Juice

This delightful citrusy cocktail is irresistible, and you can make them by the glass or a pitcher full. Margaritas are a total classic, but as much as we love the original recipe, orange margaritas add a fun and tangy twist, courtesy of the fresh orange juice combined with the tequila. And don’t worry if you’re not used to drinking sugary drinks because this combo is as refreshing as it is delicious.

The blending of these flavors alone will whisk you away to a tropical island without having to leave your couch. They’re also perfect for weeknights to help you relax after a long day’s work or to serve at your next party. This is the kind of margarita drink that will follow you throughout the summer months, of course, no one said you can’t enjoy it in the winter either.

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Margaritas are what many of us use to celebrate those special moments in our lives. It also happens to be one of friendliest cocktails to pair with food, particularly fatty foods that contain meat and cheese. Anyone else thinking Tex-Mex here?

The iciness and acidity of this drink is the perfect way to enhance Taco Tuesday. So, consider blending yourself some citrus margaritas with orange juice next time you’re in the mood for tacos.

This orange margarita recipe will steal your heart and they are super simple to make, but you can also create different variations of this by adding different spices and decorating it as you please.

There are only a couple of ingredients here that you need to blend together. So, if you’re looking for a summer drink that’s in a class of its own, then try this easy recipe!

Orange Margarita Recipe

Orange Margarita Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • Kosher salt (for serving)
  • ½ thick orange wheel (for serving)
  • 2 oz. tequila blanco
  • ¾ oz. fresh orange juice
  • Ice
  • Salt (for the garnish)
  • Orange (for the garnish)


    1. Sprinkle a few teaspoons of salt over the surface of a small plate or saucer.
    2. Rub one wedge of orange along the rim of a tumbler and then dip it into the salt, so that the entire rim is covered. 
    3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, followed by the orange juice.
    4. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels cold. 
    5. Strain the mix into the prepared glass over fresh ice. Suggested: Serve with one slice of orange, wedged on the glass edge for a little added flair.


You can substitute other citrus juices based on your taste, plus you can consider doing a sugar rim instead. Use your imagination!

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How To Make Orange Margaritas - A Super Easy Recipe

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