Thai basil martini

    5 min

    Fresh lemon, Thai basil leaves and vodka (or gin) make this a bright and refreshing summertime martini.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 3 wedges lemon, divided
    • 5 leaves Thai basil, divided
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
    • 100ml vodka or gin
    • ice cubes

    Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Place 2 lemon wedges, 4 Thai basil leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker; mash well with a cocktail muddler. Pour in vodka and ice cubes; cover and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted, about 45 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with 1 lemon wedge and 1 Thai basil leaf.

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    Good! Me and the hubs shared and ended up putting some lemon lime soda in to tame it down. The Thai basil still came through and made this one unique. Keeper for us.  -  26 Mar 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)