This recipe is featured in our July / August 2015 Food + Entertaining article, Summer Favorites.
Strawberry ShooterCourse: Drinks
1 pound fresh strawberries
Juice of one lime, and one large piece of lime zest
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup water
¼ Jalapeño pepper, seeded
¼ cup lemon vodka
- Hull strawberries and cut each in half. Bring strawberries, lime juice, one piece lime zest, sugar, water and jalapeño to a simmer in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes. Transfer to blender and pulse once. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Add vodka to strained mixture and chill in refrigerator. Pour chilled strawberry mixture into prepared glasses and serve immediately.
- TIP: Rub a lime on the glass rim and dip in sugar for a sweeter shooter.