Cucumber Lychee Sake

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 7 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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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

  1. 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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