Green Manalishi

Green Manalishi

[Photograph: Melody Fury]

Bright green from muddled mint and cilantro, this herbaceous punch from Lucky Robot in Austin, Texas combines Japanese and Texan flavors.

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  • Yield:Serves 8
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 30 fresh mint leaves
  • 30 sprigs of cilantro
  • 1 serrano pepper, sliced
  • 14 ounces fresh cucumber juice
  • 6 ounces fresh lime juice from 10 to 12 limes
  • 6 ounces fresh lemon juice from about 6 lemons
  • 6 ounces agave nectar
  • 16 ounces dry sake


  1. 1.

    Muddle mint, cilantro, and serrano in a pitcher. Add the cucumber juice, lime juice, lemon juice, and agave nectar and stir to combine. Strain out the solids and refrigerate liquid until ready to serve, at least 1 and up to 4 hours.

  2. 2.

    To serve, combine the punch base with dry sake in an ice filled carafe or punch bowl. Serve in glasses filled with ice cubes.