Who likes spicy drinks? This is a good one. It will satisfy both sweet and savory tastes. A dash of simple syrup gives this drink the perfect balance of spicy and sweet.
Spicy Grapefruit Cucumber Vodka Martini
1/3 Jalapeno or 1/2 Serrano pepper, thinly sliced
1/3 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced lengthwise (nice addition by my friend- Thanks Julie!)
3 oz Grapefruit juice
2 oz vodka
Dash of simple syrup (more or less based on preference)
Garnish with a slice of pepper and a few slices of cucumber
So, what do you think? That I know how to make lots of alcoholic cocktails? Yes, it’s true. My friends call me “The Mixologist.” My preference is vodka. Will you try this recipe this weekend? It is delicious. Let me know how you like it!
- 1/3 Jalapeno or 1/2 Serrano pepper, thinly sliced
- 1/3 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced lengthwise
- 3 oz Grapefruit juice
- 2 oz vodka
- Dash of simple syrup (more or less based on preference)
- Garnish with a slice of pepper and a few slices of cucumber
The trick to this drink: muddle the pepper and cucumber before mixing.
Add vodka and strain.
Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker for at least 30 seconds. Drink should have ice chips in it.
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 193 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 5mg Carbohydrates: 15g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Protein: 2g