This Charred Lime Gin & Tonic with Fresh Coriander takes the fabulous pairing of gin and lime, boosts it up and then adds to the botanicals with fresh coriander. It is a delicious and unusual Gin & Tonic, but one definitely worth giving a try.  From Sprinkles and Sprouts
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Charred Lime Gin & Tonic with Fresh Cilantro

This Charred Lime Gin & Tonic with Fresh Cilantro takes the fabulous pairing of gin and lime, boosts it up and then adds to the botanicals with fresh cilantro. It is a delicious and unusual Gin & Tonic, but one definitely worth giving a try.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Servings: 2
Calories: 149
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup
  • 4 long sprigs of fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 1/3 cups

Instructions

  • Put a cast iron fry pan or heavy non-stick fry pan over a high heat and leave it to get hot.
  • Cut the lime into quarters and place them cut side down in the hot fry pan.
  • Once the lime has a good charred turn to char the other side.
  • Remove from the lime from the pan and set aside to cool.
  • Pour the gin, ice cubes and the 2 of the cilantro sprigs into a cocktail shaker or jug.
  • Shake or muddle the cilantro to bruise the leaves and release the flavours.
  • Pour the infused gin into tall glasses.
  • Add the charred lime slice and top up with chilled tonic water and a second sprig of cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 55mg | Sugar: 1.7g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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