Fiery Ginger Caipirinha

Accompany your Olympic Games-watching with this sweet and slightly spicy twist on the classic caipirinha
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This kicked-up version of the traditional Brazilian caipirinha will bring you right to the beaches of Rio.

This recipe is courtesy of Sugar and Charm.

1
Servings
44
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • lime wedges
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  sugar
  • 1  Ounce  cachaça
  • 2  Ounces  alcoholic ginger beer, preferably Crabbie’s

Directions

Muddle lime wedges and sugar together in a glass. Add cachaça and ginger beer, and stir to combine. Top with ice, and serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
4mg
0%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Folate, total
11µg
3%
Magnesium, Mg
7mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
19mg
3%
Sodium, Na
4mg
0%
Water
51g
2%

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.