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Gin Chiller
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Gin Chiller

Refreshing and not too sweet, this mix of lichees and cucumber makes a delightfully unusual drink for a summer evening.

By Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2013

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes
  • Portion size 1


  • ice cubes
  • 1-1/2 oz 1-1/2ozgin
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsimple syrup
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspsparkling water
  • 3 thin slices 3thin slicescucumber
  • 3 3drained canned lichees in syrup
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Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin and simple syrup; shake vigorously to blend and chill. Strain into glass; top with sparkling water. Stir in cucumber and lichees.

Additional information :

Simple Syrup
To make simple syrup, bring equal parts sugar and water to boil. reduce heat and Simmer, stirring, until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Let cool completely before using.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 211 pro 0 total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 31g dietaryfibre 1g sugar 30g chol 0mg
sodium 22mg potassium 20mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 1 vit C 3
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