Skip Nav
Healthy Eating Tips
11 Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfasts
Running
Own the Treadmill With This Interval Run — No Matter Your Level
Vegan
You'll Never Eat Another Gummy Bear or Marshmallow Again After Hearing What It's Made From

Recipe For Asian Bloody Mary Using Shochu, Sake, or Soju

A Lighter Bloody Mary

Bloody Marys are the quintessential brunch time drink; some might even argue that it's liquid salad. My feeling is that as long as you don't overdo it, they're a fun way to get lycopene in your diet.

Ever since I discovered shochu — a low-calorie alternative to vodka — I've been playing around with different cocktail recipes. My latest is a lighter version of the Bloody Mary but with an Asian twist, and using shochu saves you abut 100 calories. If you can't find shochu in your area, use sake or soju instead. All of these spirits contain fewer calories than vodka and complement the Asian flavors of the drink nicely.

Asian Bloody Mary

Asian Bloody Mary

Asian Bloody Mary Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 2 ounces shoju
  2. 4 ounces tomato juice
  3. 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated wasabi or 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  4. 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  5. 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  6. 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce
  7. Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  8. Juice of 1/2 large lime
  9. Celery stalk, tomato, lime, or cucumber spear for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except garnish in an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake to combine.
  2. Strain over fresh ice into a glass and garnish with assorted veggies.

Makes one drink.

Source: Flickr User kthread

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 7 years
mmm i love bloody marys. I make mine at home with low sodium V8, but i will have to try this version next time. Yum!
Spectra Spectra 7 years
If I liked Bloody Marys, I would try this. But I don't really care much for them, so I'll pass. I'm still on the lookout for shochu, though.
jkat jkat 7 years
I am more of a mimosa gal myself. Vitamin C!
Easy Margarita Recipes
Healthy Margarita Recipe
Watermelon Margarita
Pink Margarita Shots
Pomegranate Margarita Recipe
Lavender Margarita Recipe
Spicy Latin Cocktails

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds