Why not trade out your traditional mojito for something more exciting like these spicy pineapple jalapeño mojitos? Jalapeño, pineapple, lime, and mint create a refreshing drink you'll want to sip on all summer long.
Course cocktail, Drink
Keyword pineapple jalapeno mojito
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 0minutes
Total Time 10minutes
Author Deborah Davis
1cupchopped fresh pineapple
1limejuiced (~1 oz. juice)
6-8large fresh mint leaves
To Garnish: mintjalapeno, pineapple pieces
In a small blender cup, puree pineapple, water, and sugar. Strain through cheesecloth and transfer to cocktail shaker. It should make around 3 ounces of juice. (You could also use 3 oz. store bought pineapple juice instead.)
Add the lime juice, jalapeño, mint, and rum to the cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add a couple of ice cubes and shake to chill. Strain mixture into 2 cocktail glasses, dividing evenly.
Top with crushed ice until glass is 1/2-3/4 filled and then top off with club soda.
Garnish each glass with additional jalapeño slices, lime wedges, and sliced pineapple.