Orange Blossom Scented Thai Style Lime Ricky

Orange Blossom Scented Thai Style Lime Ricky

Ingredients

Lemongrass Thai Chile Simple Syrup

  • 1 stalk lemongrass, fresh, minced
  • 1 thai chile, toasted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Orange Extract

Lime Ricky

  • 4 kaffir lime leaves, whole (optional)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, fresh
  • 1/4 cup ginger juice, fresh
  • 1/4 cup lemongrass thai chile simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups sparkling soda
  • 4 dashes angostura bitters

Garnish

  • 4 mini lime wedges
  • Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water (as needed)

Directions

For the simple syrup, combine lemongrass, Thai chile, sugar and water in a saucepot. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until sugar dissolves then remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.

Add Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water and Pure Orange Extract to mixture. Reserve for Lime Ricky.

To assemble the drink, in a pitcher add kaffir lime leaves and muddle. Add lime juice, ginger juice, simple syrup, angostura bitters and sparkling water along with ice. Stir until chilled. Pour into serving glasses and garnish with mini lime wedges and a spritz of Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water.

Yield:  4 portions
Portion Size: 5 fl. oz.

Lemongrass Thai Chile Simple Syrup

  • 1 stalk lemongrass, fresh, minced
  • 1 thai chile, toasted
  • 400 g granulated sugar
  • 240 ml water
  • 1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Orange Extract

Lime Ricky

  • 4 kaffir lime leaves, whole (optional)
  • 60 ml lime juice, fresh
  • 60 ml ginger juice, fresh
  • 60 ml lemongrass thai chile simple syrup
  • 350 ml sparkling soda
  • 4 dashes angostura bitters

Garnish

  • 4 mini lime wedges
  • Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water (as needed)

Directions

For the simple syrup, combine lemongrass, Thai chile, sugar and water in a saucepot. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until sugar dissolves then remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.

Add Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water and Pure Orange Extract to mixture. Reserve for Lime Ricky.

To assemble the drink, in a pitcher add kaffir lime leaves and muddle. Add lime juice, ginger juice, simple syrup, angostura bitters and sparkling water along with ice. Stir until chilled. Pour into serving glasses and garnish with mini lime wedges and a spritz of Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water.

Yield:  4 portions
Portion Size: 5 fl. oz.

This Recipe Uses

Orange Blossom Water 4oz

Orange Blossom Water

Pure Orange Extract 4oz

Pure Orange Extract