Spicy Lychee Tequila Gimlet

Recipe courtesy Shawn Thomas, The Tar Pit
Show: Easy Chinese Episode: Hollywood Cocktail Party
TOTAL TIME: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 1 cocktail
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • Small handful fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 ounces silver jalapeno-infused tequila
  • Ice, for chilling
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Directions

Combine the lime juice, simple syrup, lychees and their syrup and jalapenos in a cocktail shaker and mash with a muddler until the lychees are broken down. Bruise the cilantro with your hands, and add it to the shaker along with the tequila. Fill the shaker with ice and cover and shake vigorously until very cold.

Pour the drink into a double rocks glass and serve immediately.
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