A light and refreshing cocktail for all your holiday parties. The unique flavor palette brings cool cucumber, zingy citrus, a pinch of salt, and a touch of nutty sesame together for a delicious holiday beverage. This easy vodka cocktail will make a cool and sophisticated sipper all the way through the winter and into the summer season. Time to organize a cocktail party with all your favorite people! A great drink for book club meetings or bridal showers, too.
Yield:1 cocktail Prep Time:5 minutes Total Time:5 minutes
5 slices cucumber ¼ teaspoon Kikkoman® Sesame Oil ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce simple syrup 15-20 ice cubes, divided 3 ounces club soda black sesame seeds, for garnish
Add 3 of the cucumber slices, the sesame oil, salt, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. Muddle before adding vodka, simple syrup, and half of the ice cubes to the mix. Add the lid and shake until chilled and fully combined.
Fill a highball glass with the rest of the ice, then pour the cocktail mixture through a fine strainer or fine cloth into the glass. Top up the glass with club soda.