Ginger Saketini

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

Health DECEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Total:5 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 95
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Calcium: 6mg

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