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Shake Things Up With a Brand New Brunch Cocktail: The Cilantini

Shake Things Up With a Brand New Brunch Cocktail: The Cilantini

Let's be honest — brunch wouldn't really be brunch without a bloody mary.

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But if you really want to shake things up, Jazz at Kitano Hotel in New York offers a summery, less soupy alternative. Their Cilantini features muddled cherry tomatoes, dried chili pepper, lime, and (of course), cilantro, shaken with vodka, making it more along the lines of a bloody martini with a healthier dose of spice.

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Watch the video above to see how it's made, the try serving up some Cilantinis at your next brunch gathering.

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Shake Things Up With a Brand New Brunch Cocktail: The Cilantini

Category: 
Cocktail
Level: 
Easy
Ingredients: 
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 dried red chili pepper
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 dash salt
  • Splash of simple syrup
  • 2 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
Instructions: 
  1. In a tumbler, muddle cilantro, tomatoes, chili pepper, lime, salt, and simple syrup.
  2. Add vodka to mixture and shake with ice.
  3. Strain into a martini glass and enjoy!
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