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Strawberry Chile Martini

May/June 2013

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This beautiful strawberry martini cocktail recipe is an irresistible combination of sweet and spicy. Strawberries vary in sweetness and jalapeño chiles vary in heat, so once you’ve made this cocktail, take a sip and adjust to your taste.


Strawberry Chile Martini Recipe

Makes: 2 servings

Serving Size: scant 1/2 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 6 ripe strawberries, hulled, plus more for garnish
  • 2 slices fresh jalapeño, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 lime, cut into wedges
  • 3 ounces vodka, gin or tequila
  • 1 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar or simple syrup, or to taste
  • Ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Using a “muddling” stick or small wooden spoon, mash strawberries, jalapeño and lime in a cocktail shaker until the berries are broken down. Add liquor, Grand Marnier and agave (or simple syrup). Fill the shaker with ice; shake well. Taste and add more jalapeño and/or agave, if desired. Strain into 2 martini glasses. Garnish with a strawberry and a jalapeño slice.

Nutrition

Per serving: 193 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 14 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 73 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (43% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate



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Recipe Categories

Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
2
Meal/Course
Appetizers
Season
Spring
Summer
Style/Theme
Vegetarian
Type of Dish
Beverages, alcoholic
Ethnic/Regional
American
Health & Diet Considerations
Low carbohydrate
Gluten free
Publication
May/June 2013

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