Created By: Tony Baker
Kick up the heat with this strawberry vodka shot spiked with fresh jalapeño. Make the mixture ahead of time for a quick start to your next party!
Note: Wearing gloves while slicing jalapenos is recommended.
Hull strawberries and cut each in half. Zest the lime, removing large strips. Then juice the lime.Bring strawberries, lime juice, one piece lime zest, sugar, water and jalapeño to a simmer in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes. Transfer to blender and pulse once. (make sure to pulse only once!) Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Add vodka to strained mixture and chill in refrigerator.
To serve, moisten the rim of shot glasses with remaining strips of lime zest. Dip rim into sugar. Pour chilled strawberry mixture into prepared glasses and serve immediately.