• 22 Ratings

This classic martini cocktail gets brightened up with the addition of fresh lime juice and mint-like shiso.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine vodka and shiso in a large bowl. Cover, and let stand overnight at room temperature. Strain into a pitcher, and discard shiso.

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  • Add vermouth and lime juice to vodka. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add 1/2 cup vodka mixture, and shake for 45 seconds. Pour into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a shiso leaf. Repeat, and serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Shiso is a delicate Asian herb with tender, slightly fuzzy leaves and an almost minty flavor. Gin may be substituted for vodka.

Reviews

22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 11
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 1