Cucumber lychee sake

  • Preparation Time7 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves2
  • DifficultyEasy

For the ginger simple syrup

4 long thin slices fresh ginger
250ml water
200g granulated sugar
To make up the cucumber lychee sake:
2 cucumbers, plus extra slices for garnish
125ml sake
125ml lychee juice, plus lychees for garnish
For the ginger simple syrup:

1) Combine the ginger, water and sugar in a small saucepan and simmer until the sugar has completely dissolved. Set aside to cool.

To make up the cucumber lychee sake:

1) Peel and half the cucumbers. Cut half a cucumber into thin slices. Place the remaining cucumber into a blender and puree.

2) In a cocktail shaker, combine the sake, the pureed cucumber, the ginger simple syrup and lychee juice. Shake to combine the ingredients and serve in ice filled glasses garnished with lychees.

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