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Grilled Kiwi Martinis


  • Yield: 2 martinis with extra kiwi syrup (easily doubled or multiplied) 1x
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Ingredients

For the Kiwi Syrup:

  • 4 kiwi, peeled and halved lengthwise
  • Drizzle of melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sugar

For the Martinis:

  • 4 oz of the grilled kiwi syrup
  • 4 oz vodka
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Kiwi slices, for garnish

Instructions

For the Grilled Kiwi Syrup:

  1. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high and lightly brush the grates with the melted coconut oil. Skewer the halved kiwi fruit and drizzle with a little more oil. Grill for 2 minutes per side.
  2. Heat the water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Transfer the simple syrup to a blender and add the grilled kiwi pieces. Puree until completely smooth. Chill before using in cocktails.

For the Martinis:

  1. Add the ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously until everything is thoroughly chilled. Pour into chilled martini glasses and serve garnished with sliced kiwi.