spiked agua de mango


Spiked Agua de Mango

Spiked Agua de Mango

Recipe Yield

1 serving

Cooking time

Rate this recipe

4.75 from 4 votes


Chile Piquín Syrup:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried chile piquín or any Mexican dried chile powder

Agua de Mango:

  • 1 ripe mango peeled, pitted and cut into chunks (about 1 cup), plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce of the Chile Piquín Syrup
  • 2 ounces Gran Centenario® Reposado tequila
  • Kosher salt to rim glass
  • Mango slice to garnish (optional)
  • Lime wheel to garnish (optional)

To Prepare

To make the Chile Piquín Syrup:

  • Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Set over medium heat, add the chile piquín, stir, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and simmering for 5 minutes until the sugar dissolves into the water. Turn off heat and let it sit for at least an hour before using. Strain before using.

To make the Agua de Mango:

  • In a blender, combine the mango chunks, 1/2 cup cold water, lime juice, 1/2 ounce of the chile piquín syrup, and the tequila. Puree until completely smooth.
  • Wet the rim of a glass with water, or rub with half a lime, and dip into salt. Add ice cubes to the glass and pour in the agua de mango. Garnish with a slice of mango and a lime wheel.


6comments inSpiked Agua de Mango

  1. Martha

    Sep 05

    I like to try this MINUS the tequila. 👏🏼👍🏼

    1. Pati Jinich

      Sep 20

      Of course, go for it Martha!

  2. Martha

    Sep 05

    Dear Pati,
    thank you sooo much for sharing your recipes. I am trying @ least one every week. We loved Mexican food, just not the alcoholic drinks.🤣😜

    1. Pati Jinich

      Sep 20

      Thanks to you Martha for following 😉

  3. Martha

    Sep 05

    I’m reading about the drinks here Pati, but I’m sad it all have alcohol in it. Is there sometimes an alcohol free drink for us? What do you think?😂👍🏼 TY

    1. Pati Jinich

      Sep 20

      Hey Martha I have a few yummy alcohol free drinks here on the website, just look up Agua Fresca! Here this one that is fresh out of the first episode of my new season from Yucatan, enjoy! https://patijinich.com/lemon-honey-and-basil-agua-fresca/

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