At Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas, local Republic Tequila Reposado is used in this Bee's Knees variation.
Recipe from Rachael Davis of Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas.
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Bee Sting Recipe
For honey syrup:
1 ounce honey
1/2 ounce hot water
For the cocktail:
1 jalapeno slice, about 1/2 inch thick
1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 ounce honey syrup
Garnish: jalapeno slice and lemon twist
Stir honey and hot water together to make honey syrup.
Muddle jalapeno in the shaker gently. Add tequila, lemon juice, and honey syrup. Fill shaker with ice and shake for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish. Serve straight up.
Cocktail shaker, cocktail strainer, martini glass
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 17g||6%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Total Sugars 15g|
|Vitamin C 42mg||211%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|