← Back to Search Results
American, Asian
Lychee Martini Recipe-3532

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Like the Appletini, this variation on a vodka Martini has become a contemporary classic, with as many different recipes as there are establishments serving it. Lychee liqueur is often called for, but for those who don’t stock such exotic ingredients, we offer this simpler recipe.

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz syrup from canned lychees

Directions

Place 1 or 2 canned lychees in a chilled cocktail glass. Pour vodka and syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake briskly, then strain into the glass.

FOR YOUR FURTHER DRINKING PLEASURE:

Use ginger-infused vodka (see page 128), or add a pinch of powdered or freshly grated ginger, for a Lychee Ginger Martini.

Some people also like to add a few drops of grenadine to give this cocktail the ruby glow of fresh lychees.

We have also encountered a lovely drink called the Lotus Flower, which is made like the Lychee Martini but uses orange vodka and, in addition to the lychee syrup, adds 2 tsp. pink grapefruit juice, a dash of orange bitters, and 2 dashes of sweet and sour mix.


© 2006 Susan Waggoner and Robert Markel
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

253kcal (13%)
6mg (1%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
1mg
0mg
0g
12g
0g
34g
0mg (0%)
28mg (1%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (0%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
allergy-free-desserts Allergy-Free Desserts
by Elizabeth Gordon
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
cooking-with-too-hot-tamales Cooking with Too Hot Tamales
by Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?