Limoncello-Gin Cocktail with Grilled Thyme

Fine Cooking

Yield: 1 serving
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  1. 2 large sprigs fresh thyme; more for garnish
  2. 1/2 fl. oz. (1 Tbs.) fresh lime juice
  3. 1-1/2 fl. oz. (3 Tbs.) gin, preferably Bluecoat American Dry
  4. 1/2 fl. oz. (1 Tbs.) limoncello, preferably Averna Limoni di Sicilia
  5. Prepare a gas or charcoal grill fire for direct cooking over medium-high (500°F) heat. Grill the thyme sprigs until fragrant and lightly charred, about 15 seconds. In a mixing glass or cocktail shaker, gently muddle the grilled thyme with the lime juice. Add the gin and limoncello and fill the shaker with ice. Stir well. Strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with fresh ice, garnish with thyme, and serve.

  6. Find this herbal medly and other cocktails on our Drinks page.

  7. nutrition information (per serving):
  8. Calories (kcal): 150; Fat (g): 0; Fat Calories (kcal): 0; Saturated Fat (g): 0; Protein (g): 0; Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0; Carbohydrates (g): 8; Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0; Sodium (mg): 0; Cholesterol (mg): 0; Fiber (g): 0;
  9. photo: Lisa Romerein
  10. From Fine Cooking 105, pp. 40
  11. May 6, 2010
June 2011

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