Drink This: Skinny Cocktails at RA Sushi

| February 1, 2012 | Homepage Latest The Latest

1 - Drink This: Skinny Cocktails at RA Sushi

The mixologists at downtown favorite RA Sushi kindly kept our figures in mind when they created this trio of mysteriously low-calorie cocktails. The Lychee-teenie, Skinny Ninja and Thin Ginger are available at RA through February. If you don’t make it in before then, try mixing one up at home.

Lychee-teenie
SERVES ONE

1 1/2 ounces Voli Lemon vodka
1 ounce lychee juice
1/2 ounce Monin Agave Nectar
1/4 ounce lemon juice

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled glass with fresh ice and garnish with lychee.

Skinny Ninja
SERVES ONE

1 1/2 ounces Voli Lyte vodka
1 ounce pink grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce Monin Agave Nectar
1/4 ounce yuzu purée
1/4 ounce lemon juice
1 shiso leaf

Muddle half the shiso leaf with agave in a mixing glass. Add other ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass with fresh ice and top with a splash of soda and garnish with a half shiso leaf and half lemon wheel.

Thin Ginger
SERVES ONE

1 1/2 ounces Voli Lemon vodka
1/2 ounce Monin Agave Nectar
1/4 ounce yuzu purée
1/4 ounce lemon juice
1 strawberry
Fresh ginger root, peeled

Muddle strawberry, ginger and agave in a mixing glass. Add other ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass with fresh ice and top with a splash of soda and garnish with a strawberry and lemon twist.

1139 N. State St., 312-274-0011

Around the Web