Jalapeño Parsley Sour Martini -- This Jalapeño Parsley Sour Martini brings a little bit of heat, a little bit of sweet, and a little bit of sour and is the ultimate jalapeño vodka martini. | wearenotmartha.com
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Jalapeño ParsleySour Martini

This Jalapeño Parsley Sour Martini brings a little bit of heat, a little bit of sweet, and a little bit of sour and is the ultimate jalapeño vodka martini.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Simple Syrup Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jalapeño Martinis, Sour Vodka Martinis, Spicy Cocktails
Servings: 2 martinis
Author: Sues

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, for rimming glasses
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice, plus more for rimming glasses
  • 4 oz. vodka
  • 3 oz. jalapeño simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 1/2 jalapeño, sliced for garnish

Jalapeño Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large jalapeño peppers, sliced

Instructions

  • Run lime wedge (or brush lime juice) around rims of martini glasses. Place glasses upside-down on a plate with sugar to coat rims.
  • Add parsley, lemon juice, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker. Muddle.
  • Add some ice and pour in vodka and jalapeño simple syrup. Shake well.
  • Pour martini into two prepared martini glasses. Garnish with sliced jalapeños.

Jalapeño Simple Syrup

  • Put sugar and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add sliced jalapeños. Lower heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until mixture is thickened. 
  • Pour mixture through a fine mesh sieve/strainer into a heat-proof bowl or mason jar (leaving jalapeños behind). Place bowl or jar in fridge to cool completely before using.