Manhattan Dirty Mary Martini

A lively combination inspired by the brash boldness of New York City's borough of Manhattan. Big flavour but with a cool sophistication sure to wow party guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp onion salt
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 200ml V8® Original vegetable juice - chilled
  • 100ml vodka
  • 2 tsp dry vermouth
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 splash hot chilli sauce
  • 1/4 tsp celery salt
  • 4 - 8 jarred pimento stuffed olives
  • 3 tbsp liquid from pimento-stuffed olives jar

Method

  1. Stir the onion salt, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and black pepper on a plate.
  2. Cut a wedge from the lemon and rub around the rims of two martini glasses to cover in juice. Then dip the rims into the onion salt mixture to coat.
  3. Add the V8®, vodka, vermouth, Worcestershire sauce, chilli sauce, celery salt, olive liquid and remaining lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake to chill.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared martini glasses and garnish with pimento-stuffed olive and/or slices of lemon.
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Manhattan Dirty Mary Martini

A lively combination inspired by the brash boldness of New York City's borough of Manhattan. Big flavour but with a cool sophistication sure to wow party guests.

Manhattan Dirty Mary Martini cocktail garnished with pimento olives

Serves: 2

Course: Cocktail

Prep/cook time: 10 Minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

V8 product used: Original

Additional nutritional info: Contains Alcohol

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Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp onion salt
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 200ml V8® Original vegetable juice - chilled
  • 100ml vodka
  • 2 tsp dry vermouth
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 splash hot chilli sauce
  • 1/4 tsp celery salt
  • 4 - 8 jarred pimento stuffed olives
  • 3 tbsp liquid from pimento-stuffed olives jar

Method

  1. Stir the onion salt, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and black pepper on a plate.
  2. Cut a wedge from the lemon and rub around the rims of two martini glasses to cover in juice. Then dip the rims into the onion salt mixture to coat.
  3. Add the V8®, vodka, vermouth, Worcestershire sauce, chilli sauce, celery salt, olive liquid and remaining lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake to chill.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared martini glasses and garnish with pimento-stuffed olive and/or slices of lemon.