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Lychee Martinis


A single lychee, a tropical fruit popular in Asia, sweetens a gin martini.

  • Servings: 2


Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2003


  • 2 whole canned lychees, plus 1/2 cup drained syrup
  • 1/2 cup gin


  1. Place 1 lychee in each of two martini glasses. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in gin and reserved lychee syrup. Shake well; strain into glasses. Serve immediately.


For even more Asian-style flavor, substitute sake for the gin in this recipe.

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  • DevinSears
    31 DEC, 2010
    Love lychee. Ii'll have to try this tonight. I've recently been into the big trend of skinny or low cal cocktails. One tip: try this recipe using soju instead of gin or vodka. A great on to try TY KU soju. THe bottle is really festive and perfect for New Years entertaing! A recipe I found online: My Holiday Drink....Enjoy! "Cranberry Christmas" 2 parts TY KU Soju 1oz Diet Cranberry Juice Squeeze of Lemon Infuse with Candy Canes -Happy New year! Devin :)