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Scorpion Tongue Vodka Shot Recipe

Need Halloween shots ideas? Try this spicy vodka shot recipe, with blood orange vodka, bitters, energy drink and a big slice of scorpion pepper. The ultimate spicy vodka shot!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time6 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, moruga scorpion
Servings: 1
Calories: 97kcal


  • 1 scorpion pepper
  • 1 ounce blood orange vodka
  • 3 dashes bitters
  • ½ ounce energy drink


  • Chop the top off of the scorpion pepper. Chop the remaining body area in half lengthwise and place it into the shot glass like a tongue.
  • Put ice in a shaker, add the top of the scorpion pepper with the vodka and bitters.
  • Shake vigorously to infuse with the pepper.
  • Pour the vodka into the shot glass until it’s about 2/3 full.
  • Top the glass off with the energy drink.
  • Enjoy!


Let it sit in the glass a bit longer to get even MORE of that Scorpion heat.


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 144mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Vitamin C: 64.7mg | Iron: 0.5mg