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Cilantro Cooler

Cilantro Cooler

Adapted from Food and Wine

  • 1 ounce chilled club soda
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce ginger Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces skinny girl cucumber vodka
  • Ice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 5 cilantro leaves, plus 1 flowering cilantro sprig for garnish (optional)

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber and cilantro leaves. Add ice and the vodka, lime juice and Simple Syrup and shake well. Double strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish.

Ginger simple syrup:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1- 2 inch knob of fresh ginger, peeled and cut into chunks
  • In a saucepan bring the sugar, water, and ginger and bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and cool. Strain into a container. Stays in refrigerator for a week.
  • For Cilantro- ginger simple sugar:
  • 1 recipe of ginger- simple sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro

In a blender pour in ginger simple sugar and cilantro and puree. Until you have a pretty green  simple syrup.