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Tiki Thai Cocktail

  • Author: Asian Caucasian
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Starter
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Asian Fusion



  • 1 piece lemongrass, tough outer skin removed
  • 45 Thai basil leaves or regular basil (more for garnishing)
  • 45 sprigs mint leaves (more for garnishing)
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce *simple syrup
  • 8 ounces club soda
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • 34 cucumber slices
  • 4 thin slices jalapeño peppers
  • 23 thin slices red Thai chili peppers (seeded)


  1. In a martini shaker, muddle the first three ingredients. Add the vodka, simple syrup, and club soda to the shaker and lightly shake to combine.
  2. Using a strainer, pour the mixture into a cocktail glass and squeeze in the lime juice, stir well. (Discard the ingredients from the shaker.) Garnish the drink with cucumbers, jalapeño peppers, red Thai chili peppers, basil, and mint.


*To make simple syrup:
Pour equal parts water and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat the ingredients until dissolved. Remove from heat and cool. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Keywords: Vodka Cocktail, Thai Vodka Cocktail, Asian Cocktail, Spicy Vodka Cocktail