Cucumber Lime Martini (Bobby Flay)

Cucumber Lime Martini (Bobby Flay)
Cucumber Lime Martini (Bobby Flay)

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

Servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    English cucumber

  • 1

    teaspoon grated lime zest plus 1 cup fresh lime juice

  • 3/4 to 1

    cup chilled Simple Syrup, recipe follows

  • Handful of fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish

  • 2

    tablespoons fresh dill fronds, plus more for garnish

  • 4

    shots cold vodka or gin

  • Simple Syrup:

  • 1

    cup sugar

Directions

Slice 4 very thin slices from the cucumber, then peel, seed and coarsely chop the rest. Combine the lime juice, chopped cucumber, some Simple Syrup and 2 cups cold water in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a pitcher and stir in the lime zest, mint and dill. Cover and refrigerate until very cold, at least 2 hours. Keep the cucumber slices covered and chilled. Put some ice, a shot of vodka and some of the lime mixture in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a cucumber slice, some mint and dill. Repeat to make 3 more martinis. Simple Syrup: Bring the sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium high heat. When the sugar is completely dissolved, remove the saucepan from the heat and cool the syrup to room temperature. Refrigerate, covered, for up to 1 week. Yield: 1 cup Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/cucumber-lime-martini.html?oc=linkback

Keyingredient.com uses 'cookies' to give you the best, most relevant experience. Using this website means you're ok with this. You can change which cookies are set at any time and find out more about them by following this link.

Please describe your issue: