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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

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Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  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.

Notes

*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