Thai Basil Martini Recipe

  • 3 wedges lemon, divided
  • 5 leaves Thai basil, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 4 fluid ounces vodka
  • ice cubes
  1. Place 2 lemon wedges, 4 Thai basil leaves, and sugar in a cocktail shaker and mash well with a cocktail muddler. Pour in vodka and ice cubes; cover and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted, about 45 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with 1 lemon wedge and 1 Thai basil leaf.