Drinks: Mango Mojito

 

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Ingredients

FOR THE MOJITO:

  • 1 tablespoon mango purée (recipe below)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 lime
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 3 ounces light rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces mango rum (or substitute with 1 tablespoon mango purée and 1 ounce light rum)
  • 1 slice ripe mango, skin on, for garnish

FOR THE MANGO PURÉE:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 6 ounces canned or bottled mango juice

PREPARATION

1.
For the mango purée: combine the mango chunks and mango juice in a blender and purée.
2.
In a shaker, combine 1 tablespoon purée with the sugar, lime and mint and mash with a muddler or wooden spoon. Add ice and the rums. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with the mango slice.
YIELD
1 cocktail

Courtesy of NewYorkTimes.com

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