Thai Cucumber Lemonade

Total Time:
29 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
4 min

Yield:
about 4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Infused Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 sprigs cilantro
  • 3 sprigs mint
  • 3 sprigs basil
  • 1/4 stalk crushed lemongrass
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 ounces Infused Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces Cucumber Juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces citrus vodka
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice, for garnish
Directions
Cucumber Juice: Drink Ingredients:

Cucumber stick, for garnish

Infused Simple Syrup: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, water, cilantro, mint, basil, and crushed lemongrass. Slowly bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Take off heat and let herbs steep until the liquid is cool. Strain into a glass or a bowl and reserve.

Cucumber Juice: Add the cucumber to a blender with 2 cups of water. Blend on high until fully liquefied, then pour through a fine strainer and reserve.

Drink: Add the drink ingredients to each pint glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish each glass with a cucumber stick and a lemon slice.


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