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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

 

Ingredients

FOR THE CHILLI VODKA:

    • 1 large red chilli

 

    • 600ml (1 pint) vodka

 
TO SERVE:

    • Dry vermouth

 

    • Silverskin onion or gherkin, or sliver of chilli

 

 

Method

 

 

    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.