Ginger Saketini

ginger-saketini Photo: Sang An


  • 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 cups sake (rice wine)
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 cups ginger ale, chilled
  • 8 strips lemon twists
  • 8 (1/4-ounce) strips crystallized ginger


1. Add ginger to the bottled sake and refrigerate overnight.

2. Fill a martini shaker halfway with ice. Add 1 cup ginger-infused sake and shake until well chilled.

3. Strain sake into 4 martini glasses; stir in 3 tablespoons ginger ale per glass. Repeat to make 8 drinks.

4. Garnish each glass with a lemon twist and a strip of crystallized ginger on each rim.

  • Total Time:

  • Transform your favorite libation into a martini. A splash of ginger ale adds a welcome bite of fizz.
  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 95
Fat per serving: 0.0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 0.0g
Carbohydrate per serving: 7g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 5mg
Calcium per serving: 6mg