Cuzco Mojito

Adapted from a recipe by Ian Nal, beverage director, Zengo Restaurant, Washington, D.C.

  • Four slices fresh cucumber, divided
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 ounces Bacardi light rum
  • Splash of club soda

Muddle three slices of the cucumber, mint leaves, lime wedges, and sugar in a mixing glass. Muddle together cucumber, mint, lime and sugar in a glass. Add ice, and the rum. Shake for approximately 15 seconds, strain into an ice-filled collins glass, and add the club soda. Garnish with a cucumber slice.

Published on July 12, 2010
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