soju with cucumber and lime

Soju with Cucumber and Lime

Soju is Korean rice liquor.  You could substitute sake if you can’t find soju.

1/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup water

3 cucumbers, peeled and seeded

1 ½ cups soju

1/3 cup lime juice


1.     Make a simple syrup by cooking sugar and water in a saucepan until the sugar dissolves, then cool completely.

2.     Puree simple syrup, cucumbers, soju and lime juice in a blender.  Chill then serve garnished with lime rind twists.