Mexican Cucumber Martinis
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 lime, cut into wedges
- Chile-lime powder (recommended: Tajin, or salt)
- 2 cucumbers, peeled, thinly sliced
- 4 cups water
- 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup vodka
DirectionsWatch how to make this recipe Syrup:
Put the chile-lime powder on a small plate. Using the lime wedge, moisten the rims of the martini glasses. Invert the martini glasses into the chile-lime powder, to coat the rims.
In a blender, combine the simple syrup, cucumber, water, and lime juice until smooth. Strain the mixture into a pitcher. Add the vodka and mix well. Fill a martini shaker with ice and add about 1 cup of the prepared cucumber mixture. Shake well and serve.
Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid