Cucumber Mint Shrub Recipe

Chop the cucumbers fine or use the shredding blade on a mandolin—this will extract maximum flavors and mellow the kick of the vinegar. A great addition to gin or sake drinks.

Cucumber Mint Shrub Recipe
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  • 1 cup (6 ounces) finely diced cucumbers
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 sprigs fresh mint
  • 3/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  1. In a small mixing bowl, muddle cucumbers, honey and mint until the honey is well blended and the herbs are bruised.
  2. Add vinegar and transfer mixture to a sterilized glass jar.
  3. Allow mixture to rest in the refrigerator for two days, then strain through a fine mesh sieve or muslin cloth. Discard leftover cucumbers and mint.
  4. Shrub will keep for up to one month, refrigerated.
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