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Lychee Martini Recipe
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Lychee Martini

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"Are you tired of paying upwards of $15.00 for a drink at those trendy restaurants and bars? This drink is refreshing, Asian-inspired, and sure to impress your guests or that someone special!"

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    5 mins

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  1. Place ice into a cocktail shaker. Pour in vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, and lychee juice. Cover and shake vigorously until the outside of the cocktail shaker has frosted.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass; garnish with a lychee fruit.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 24, 2009

This is a great martini. For those who don't know what a lychee is, it's an asian fruit. To me, it tastes like grapefruit and pears, with the texture of a canned pear. The peach schnapps goes great with the lychee. I didn't have the white cranberry juice, so I just used all lychee juice.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 14, 2009

As I read this, I am imbibing a lychee martini (well, actually, I only had the can of lychees and some cheap but technically, you're supposed to use fresh or frozen lychees, not canned. Still, love these things!


18 Ratings

Jun 14, 2007

I used 3 oz of vodka & omitted the peach schnapps. I also shook it w/ crushed ice instead of cubes because it'll make the drink a bit thicker & frostier using crushed ice. Took a sip & then added a tsp or so of simple syrup (equal amounts sugar & water boiled for a couple of minutes to dissolve the sugar...allow to cool). That not only sweetened up the drink but brought out the flavor of the lychees. Thsi went great w/ Bobby Flay's Chinese Chicken Salad...thanks for the recipe!

Jun 03, 2008

These are quite good. I didn't have peach schnapps, so ended up adding a bit more lychee juice. This helped keep it from being too strong, as the Vodka I had on hand has quite a distinct flavor on its own. I also didn't have white cranberry juice, but used the regular red kind. It ended up a nice light pink color. I think I might try this with gin, by adding a bit of lychee juice to a gin and tonic, and adding a lychee for garnish.

May 31, 2007

this was the only recipe i could find on this to make this delicious martini!!! i've had this at fine sushi restaurants, and it is the best! you will love it!

Dec 28, 2010

I had a lychee martini at a Thai restaurant in Chicago and fell in love! This recipe tastes exactly like theirs if you omit the peach schnapps.

Jan 04, 2010

i love lychee martinis when i go to restaurants. Now I can make it at home. yay!

Apr 09, 2008

made these last night, forgot the white cranberry juice, but they were delish anyway!


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