Frosty Lemon Martini

Frosty Lemon Martini Recipe
James Carrier
This sweet-tart, chilled lemon martini is perfect served on warm summer evenings.

Yield:

Makes 2 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.0 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Sodium 2.6 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon sugar
Lemon wedge
1 cup crushed ice
6 tablespoons chilled lemon-flavored vodka (3 oz.; see notes)
2 tablespoons chilled lemon-flavored liqueur (1 oz.; see notes)
4 teaspoons lemon juice
2 thin strips (3 in. long) lemon peel

Preparation

1. Pour sugar onto a small, rimmed plate. Rub rims of two martini glasses with lemon wedge to moisten, then dip rims into sugar to coat (see notes).

2. Place ice in a cocktail shaker. Add vodka, liqueur, and lemon juice. Shake until mixture is very cold, about 10 seconds. Strain into glasses. Garnish each with a twist of lemon peel.

Note:

Look for lemon- flavored vodka and liqueur (such as the Italian liquore di limoni) in well-stocked supermarkets and liquor stores. For extra frostiness, put sugar-rimmed glasses in the freezer for 7 to 8 minutes.

December 2003
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