My F&W
quick save (...)
Cilantro Cooler
© Wendell T. Webber

Cilantro Cooler

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

According to Jamie Boudreau, a good aperitif often hints at the meal that will follow. This light, summery cilantro-spiked drink—which Boudreau likes to mix with a eucalyptus-infused simple syrup—would be a great lead-up to Mexican food.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  2. 5 cilantro leaves, plus 1 flowering cilantro sprig for garnish (optional)
  3. Ice
  4. 2 ounces vodka
  5. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  6. 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. 1 ounce chilled club soda
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber and cilantro leaves. Add ice and the vodka, lime juice and Simple Syrup and shake well. Double strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.