Strawberry Sake Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Sake Cocktail

One sip of this drink and there's no question what season it is—it's time to take advantage of as many strawberries as you can. This cocktail, with its sweet, refreshing flavor is the perfect way to enjoy one of summer's most iconic fruits.

Note: To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Simple syrup will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 2 strawberries, sliced plus another for garnish

  • 3/4 ounces fresh juice from 1 to 2 limes

  • 1 ounce simple syrup (see note)

  • 1 sprig of mint, plus another for garnish

  • 2 ounces Junmai Ginjo sake

  • 1 1/2 ounces seltzer water

Directions

  1. In a mixing glass, muddle strawberry, lime juice, and simple syrup in the bottom of a tall glass until the strawberry is completely dissolved. Add mint leaves and gently tap 5 times with muddler. (Do not over-muddle mint or it will taste bitter and muddy.)

  2. Fill glass with ice and add sake. Stir until the fully incorporated. Pour unstrained into serving glass, top with seltzer and garnish with a sprig of mint and a strawberry.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker, muddler

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
151 Calories
0g Fat
22g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 151
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 38mg 191%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 124mg 3%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)