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A glass serving a Vietnamese mojito garnished with a slice of lime and a straw

Vietnamese mojito

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Add a Vietnamese twist to a classic mojito cocktail with perilla leaves, ginger and lemongrass cordial. A refreshing accompaniment to any Asian menu

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal194
fat0.1g
saturates0g
carbs24g
sugars23g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ½ lime (2 wedges and a slice for garnish)
  • 6 mint leaves, plus a sprig to garnish
  • 2 perilla leaves
  • 40ml rum
  • 2 tsp sugar syrup
  • 25ml ginger and lemongrass cordial
  • soda water

Method

  • STEP 1

    Muddle 2 lime wedges, 6 mint leaves and 1 perilla leaf. Add 40ml rum, 2 tsp sugar syrup and 25ml ginger and lemongrass cordial. Half-fill a glass with ice, pour in the cocktail and stir. Add more ice, top with soda water and stir. Garnish with a lime slice, a perilla leaf and a mint sprig.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2017

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