Go Green! Cucumber Saketini

A toast to all the leprechauns out there with a green drink that’s actually drinkable. Freshly microplaned™ & squoze™ English cucumber gives you a delightful green that tastes delicious. Healthy points, too! Cheers & Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Hipcooks Cucumber Saketini Recipe

makes 1 saketini

2 1/2 ounces sake
1 ounce vodka (or use gin)
juice of 1 lemon
1 English cucumber  – you’ll need 1 ounce cucumber juice for the cocktail (see technique below), plus 1 strip for garnish


Peel 1 strip of cucumber to garnish the cocktail (if desired). Using a Microplane, grate 2-3 inches of the cucumber, skin and all, into a bowl. Squeeze the grated cucumber (with your clean hands) over a glass, and you’ll get at least a couple ounces of vibrant green cucumber juice.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add the sake, vodka, lemon juice and cucumber juice. Shake vigorously. Strain into your garnished martini glass.


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