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

Vietnamese mojito

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


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 and extra info


  • kcal194
  • fat0.1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars23g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • ½ lime (2 wedges and a slice for garnish)



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 6 mint leaves, plus a sprig to garnish



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 2 perilla leaves
  • 40ml rum
    Dark rum cocktail with a lime slice



    Rum is a type of spirit based on sugar cane. First produced in the 1600s on slave plantations in…

  • 2 tsp sugar syrup
  • 25ml ginger and lemongrass cordial
  • soda water


  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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