Recipe courtesy of Rodney Henry
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Bitter Melon and Gin
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat up the rice wine vinegar, 1/4 cup water, the sugar and diced bitter melon in a saucepan. Cook until the sugar dissolves and the flavors combine. Then remove from the heat and cool.

Add a pinch of salt to the bitter melon seeds and toast in a pan.

In a medium bowl, combine the apples, lemon zest, berries, cherries and toasted seeds.

Divide the fruit between two cocktail glasses. Add the gin to both glasses, a couple tablespoons of bitter melon simple syrup and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Eat the salad and enjoy your gin at the same time.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.

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