Ginger Saketini

Transform your favorite libation into a martini. A splash of ginger ale adds a welcome bite of fizz.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 95
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 6 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 cups sake (rice wine)
Ice
1 1/2 cups ginger ale, chilled
8 strips lemon twists
8 (1/4-ounce) strips crystallized ginger

Preparation

1. Add ginger to the bottled sake and refrigerate overnight.

2. Fill a martini shaker halfway with ice. Add 1 cup ginger-infused sake and shake until well chilled.

3. Strain sake into 4 martini glasses; stir in 3 tablespoons ginger ale per glass. Repeat to make 8 drinks.

4. Garnish each glass with a lemon twist and a strip of crystallized ginger on each rim.

Note:

Laura Zapalowski,

December 2007