Mojito

Mojito Recipe
Thomas J. Story
The secret to a good mojito is lots of fresh mint.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving

Recipe from

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Ingredients

20 rinsed fresh mint leaves (each about 1 1/2 in. long)
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
4 to 5 tablespoons light rum
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
4 to 6 tablespoons chilled soda water
1 sprig of fresh mint

Preparation

In an 8- to 10-ounce glass, combine 20 rinsed fresh mint leaves (each about 1 1/2 in. long) and 2 teaspoons superfine sugar. With a wooden spoon, pound mint leaves with sugar to coarsely crush. Add 4 to 5 tablespoons light rum, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice; mix well. Fill glass with ice cubes and 4 to 6 tablespoons chilled soda water. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Linda Lau Anusasananan,

Sunset

July 2005
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