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Recipes: Sake Mary and Gingered Saketini

  • September 19, 2012 - 2:36 PM

SAKE MARY

Makes 1 drink.

Note: This plays off the vegetable notes of sake in a satisfying, savory drink. From Beth Dooley.

• 2 oz. (1/4 c.) sake, chilled

• 3 oz. tomato juice or bloody Mary mix, chilled

• 1 dash soy sauce, or to taste

• 1/4 tsp. wasabi paste, or to taste

• 1 tsp. fresh lime juice, or to taste

• 1 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Directions

Pour all of the ingredients into a highball glass. Stir and garnish with a cucumber or celery stick. Serve cold.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 110 Fat 0 g Sodium 280 mg Saturated fat 0 g

Carbohydrates 12 g Calcium 16 mg

Protein 1 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 1/2 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: None.

 

GINGERED SAKETINI

Serves 1.

Note: Ginger and lime play off sake's savory-sweetness in a refreshing, balanced drink. From Beth Dooley.

• 2 oz. (1/4 c.) sake

• 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger

• 2 tsp. fresh lime juice, or to taste

• Sliver of lime, for garnish

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass and serve garnished with a sliver of ginger.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 96 Fat 0 g Sodium 6 mg Saturated fat 0 g

Carbohydrates 9 g Calcium 6 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: None.

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