Cool Heat Martini

Hot and spicy food is big in Texas. Influenced by Mexico, there are lots of Mexican restaurants serving up fantastic dishes with fresh ingredients. A meal isn’t complete without a great cocktail. On a hot summer’s day in Dallas, nothing beats a Cool Heat Martini! 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Ruby Red  Grapefruit Juice 1 […]

Food + Drink Cocktail of the Week Brian Webb

This article was published on August 16th, 2013

On a hot summer’s day in Dallas, nothing beats a Cool Heat Martini!  Hot and spicy food is big in Texas. Influenced by Mexico, there are lots of Mexican restaurants serving up fantastic dishes with fresh ingredients. A meal isn’t complete without a great cocktail. On a hot summer’s day in Dallas, nothing beats a Cool Heat Martini!

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Ruby Red  Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 Slice of Jalapeno Pepper (seeds and pith removed)
  • 2 Springs of Fresh Mint
  • ½ oz Orange Liqueur
  • ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice

In the bottom of a martini shaker, muddle jalapeno pepper, fresh mint and lime juice. Add ½ cup of ice, vodka, ruby red grapefruit juice, and orange liqueur. Shake well for 20 seconds, until the shaker begins to frost. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a slice of jalapeno pepper.

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