Cucumber Saketini

Cucumber SaketiniRecipe
Photo: Francesco Lagnese

Recipe from

Real Simple


3 ounces gin
1/2 ounce sake
5 thin slices of cucumber
3 fresh basil leaves, plus sprig for garnish


In a shaker with ice, mix together the gin and sake. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with the cucumber. Add the basil to the shaker before straining. Garnish with a small basil sprig, if desired.