Cucumber Lychee Sake

Total Time:
12 min
Prep:
7 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 long thin slices fresh ginger
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 English cucumbers, plus extra slices for garnish
  • 1/2 cup sake
  • 1/4 cup lychee juice, plus lychees for garnish
Directions

Make ginger simple syrup by combining ginger, and 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and simmer until sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool. Peel cucumbers and cut half of 1 into thin slices. Puree the remaining 1 1/2 cucumbers in a blender. In a shaker, combine sake, pureed cucumber, ginger simple syrup and lychee juice. Shake to combine and serve in ice filled glasses garnished with lychee fruit.


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