Tested till perfect Lychee Martini

Lychee Martini

The slightly cloudy Lychee Vodka makes the base for this tropical-looking, easy-to-drink martini. When making the base, reserve enough lychees for garnish if you want, and keep in mind that the longer the vodka mix rests, the better the flavour.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2007

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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 oz 1-1/2ozstrained, lychee vodka
  • 1/4 oz 1/4ozvermouth
  • 1 1strip lime rind
  • 1 splash 1splashclub soda
  • 1 1drained canned lychee, (optional)
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Preparation

Fill shaker half full of ice. Add Lychee Vodka, vermouth and lime rind; shake. Strain into martini glass; add soda. Garnish with lychee (if using).

Additional information : Lychee Vodka:
1 can (20 oz/530 mL) whole lychees in syrup
1-1/2 cups (375 mL) vodka

Drain lychees, reserving 2/3 cup (150 mL) liquid. In bowl and using potato masher, coarsely mash lychees; transfer to clean jar. Pour in reserved liquid and vodka; seal and store in cool dark place for 24 hours. (Make-ahead: Store for up to 1 month.)

Makes 3 cups (750 mL).

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 68 pro 0g total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 3g fibre 0g chol 0mg sodium 1mg

% RDI:

iron 1 vit C 2
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