Kumquat Mojito

Total Time
10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
0 mins

Kumquats have a sweet, edible skin and bitter juice. Chef Allen Susser uses this often-ignored fruit to make mojitos, a popular Cuban cocktail.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Reserve 4 kumquat slices for garnish.
  2. Place remaining fruit slices in a large cocktail shaker.
  3. Add the sugar, 4 of the mint leaves and lime juice.
  4. Crush the kumquats and mint into the sugar with a bar mallet or large spoon until sugar dissolves.
  5. Pour in the rum; shake well. Fill two tall glasses with crushed ice; strain mojito over ice.
  6. Fill the glasses with club soda; stir lightly.
  7. Garnish with remaining mint leaves, kumquat slices and sugar cane.
Most Helpful

5 5

I like these little fruits. So when I saw this drink I had to try it. It's very good even though I did it for 1 in two small glasses. So I think I put too much club soda. But it was still good. I'll have to try it again unfortunately ;) Thanks Chef Kate.

5 5

Not one of my favortie fruits but I was game - glad I dared try it. These will send you to Cuba and you won't need plane fare! Hubby loved it and so did I. Made for ZWT3. Cheers Kate!