Sangrita Amarilla


Courtesy of Lucinda Hutson, ¡Viva Tequila! Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures, (Copyright © 1995 and 2013 by Lucinda Hutson) used by permission of the University of Texas Press. For more information visit

...This fruity amarilla ("yellow") version sings of mango, citrus, ginger and pineapple, with a blast of fiery habanero to ignite taste buds...and make a sip of tequila taste especially good!

Super easy

Sangrita Amarilla


For 2 Person(s)


  • 1 tablespoons heaping fresh, peeled ginger, loosely chopped
  • 1 fresh habanero chile, seeded and stemmed, or a few shakes of bottled habanero salsa
  • 2 mangos (¾ pound each), not overly ripe, peeled, and loosely chopped
  • 1/3 cups loosely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoons coriander seeds, freshly ground
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons spicy Mexican Seasoning Salt
  • 1 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups orange juice with pulp
  • 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Agave syrup to taste, if needed

Sangrita Amarilla Directions

  1. Grind ginger and habanero in a blender. Add mango, red onion, ground coriander, and spicy salt; coarsely puree. Blend in juices; adjust flavors and chill overnight. Thin with more citrus juices as needed. Serve ice cold to accompany shots of tequila.

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