Potsie's White Trash Dirty Martini

READY IN: 4mins
Recipe by Pot Scrubber

What makes a classy martini become white trash? A pickled pod of okra instead of an olive, of course. I came up with this 10 years ago when I was out of olives and then noticed a jar of pickled okra in the fridge. A local bar that I frequent began making them for me and now it's very popular there.

Top Review by VenomousKate

A Wednesday without a martini is like a day without... well, a martini. But I was out of olives, and didn't know what to do. After all, when a martini doesn't have a garnish it's really just a shot of chilled vodka (I skip the Vermouth). But you, Potscrubber, just saved me. I canned pickled okra last fall and needed to use it up. This is perfect, and delish!!! I think I love you.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces premium vodka (I like Grey Goose)
  • 14 ounce vermouth
  • 12 teaspoon brine (juice from the pickled okra jar)
  • 1 pickled okra, pod


  1. For best results and taste keep vodka in the freezer.
  2. Pour 1/4 oz of vermouth into a frozen martini glass and swirl it around til the inside of the glass has been coated. Discard vermouth.
  3. Combine vodka and brine in a cold shaker glass with ice and shake vigorously.
  4. Strain into the cold martini glass swirled with vermouth.
  5. Place pickled okra pod into glass.
  6. Don't forget to eat the drunken okra pod after you have finished the drink!
  7. Repeat steps 2-6 as often as needed.

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