Charred Pineapple & Jalapeรฑo Refresher

PREP TIME:
5

DIFFICULTY:
easy

COOK TIME:
1

SERVINGS:
2 servings

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Need a new favorite cocktail?! Well look no further, we have the perfect drink for you! Charred Pineapple & Jalapeรฑo Refresher is the ultimate summertime sipper. The sweetness of the agave nectar and pineapple paired with the smokiness from Mezcal results in a fresh and cooling cocktail. As soon as the drink hits your lips, you can’t help but picture yourself at the beach.  It’s the perfect little “getaway!”

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 handful of Jalapeรฑo, diced
  • 1 handful of Pineapple, diced (SAVE A FEW SLICES FOR GARNISH!)
  • 2 Tablespoons of agave nectar
  • 1 handful of mint
  • 1/4 Cup of  orange liquor
  • 1/4 Cup of mezcal
  • 1 Cup of pineapple juice
  • 2 limes, juiced

DIRECTIONS:

  1. For Garnish, On a hot grill/grill pan/or stove top, cook a few pineapple slices on each side for 1-2 minutes. You want the slices to be slightly golden in color, not burnt.
  2. In a cocktail shaker add a handful of pineapple chunks, handful of jalapeรฑo chunks, agave nectar, and mint. Muddle together for a minute until pineapple has been smashed and their juices have been released. Next, add in  orange liqueur, mezcal, pineapple juice and lime juice. Shake well for about 30 – 60 seconds.
  3. Strain cocktail into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with charred pineapple slices , jalapeรฑo dices, and mint.

CHEF’S TIP:

For a stronger smokey flavor, we suggest charring the pineapple diced for the drink as well as the garnish.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Allison Thomas, 252-714-4948

 


Article Provided By: Allison Thomas