Heat Seeker :: Thai Chili Pepper Cocktail From Paula LeDuc

Out of all the fabulous drinks I’ve tried from Paula LeDuc Fine Catering, the Heat Seeker may just be my favorite. Packed with a subtle punch of Thai chili pepper, this sweet and spicy cocktail will keep you coming back for seconds. Serve it at your next party or cocktail hour (and thank me later!). Recipe below.



Glass: iced old fashioned // Method – shake and strain // Garnish: Thai chile fan garnish

Thai Chile-Kaffir Syrup Directions

10 grams of Kaffir lime leaf
7 grams Thai birds beak chili
2 cups Sugar
2 cups Water

Slightly bruise and twist leaves, rough chop/or split chilis. Bring to Boil and strain. Then add:

2 oz. Chardonnay
1 oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Thai Chile-Kaffir Lime Syrup


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Vendor Credits

Photography: CHRISTINA MCNEILL / Venue: BR COHN in Glen Ellen, California / Recipe, Catering, Styling: PAULA LEDUC / Rentals: FRANCES LANE


Christina McNeill and Paula LeDuc are Snippet & Ink Select vendors. 

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