Citrus- and Cilantro-Infused Vodka

Citrus- and Cilantro-Infused Vodka

  • Preparation 5 min
  • Chilling 24 h
  • Servings 1

“The idea for this infusion came from wanting to give a second life to all the limes we juiced for our key lime pie recipe before they hit the compost bin. So why not punch up neutral vodka with a little bit of citrus and cilantro essence?” — Étienne Marquis, chef

Featured in RICARDO Magazine SPRING 2019 (p. 70)
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Nut-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free



    • 1 cup (250 ml) vodka
    • 1/4 cup (55 g) sugar
    • 6 pressed lime halves
    • 2 pressed lemon halves
    • 10 cilantro stems cut into pieces
    • Ice cubes


Note from Ricardo

You can infuse your vodka with one ingredient at a time as it becomes available. Simply strain the vodka before each new addition.

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