Tony Abou-Ganim, winner of "Iron Chef America," is showing "Extra" how to mix up the official Grammy after-party celebration drink.
The Sweet Escape
1 oz. fresh mango puree - made with fresh mango*
1 ½ oz. vodka
1 oz. fresh lemon juice*
1 oz. simple syrup *
2 oz chilled soda water
Mango slices (fan) & lemon spiral for garnish
In a mixing glass add fresh mango puree, vodka, fresh lemon juice & simple syrup; add ice and shake until well blended. Strain into a ice filled Collins glass and spritz with chilled soda water. Garnish with a fan of mango slices and a spiral of lemon.
* Fresh Mango Puree: One medium-sized mango = 1 cup diced = 1/2 cup puree.
** Fresh Lemon Juice: 1 medium-sized lemon = approx 2 ounces juice
*** Simple Syrup: Mix a 1:1 ratio of water to sugar; bring water to a boil, add sugar to dissolve, and cool.