chilli vodka martinis

Modern twist on the classic martini using chilli infused vodka
Makes: 600ml (1pint)
Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Splashing out




    • 1 large red chilli


    • 600ml (1 pint) vodka


    • Dry vermouth


    • Silverskin onion or gherkin, or sliver of chilli






    1. To make the chilli vodka: Split the chilli lengthways into quarters and add to the vodka in a large jar. Shake the jar and leave in a cool place. Strain the vodka back into a bottle. Label it clearly!


    1. To make a vodka Martini: Mix 4 parts (tablespoons) of chilli vodka with 1-2 parts (tablespoons) of dry vermouth, as well as crushed ice in a cocktail shaker.


    1. Pour into a well-chilled Martini glass.


    1. Add a silverskin onion, or gherkin, on a cocktail stick, and a sliver of chilli.



Nutritional information per portion




This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.