Mai Thyme

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Mai Thyme

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Mai Thyme in a cocktail glass

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Recipe Data

1
Serving
5min
Prep
20min
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    Description

    Just like a traditional Mai Thai, this drink has a pineapple base but gets an updated twist with hibiscus tea steeped simple syrup and fresh thyme sprigs.

    For more of Jeff’s apple-inspired drinks, watch his Aromatic Herbs episode, or view his Anna Cocktail recipe.

    To get more of the Beard Behind the Bar, and get all of Jeff’s cocktail creations, go to HSTV.com.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 1
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    Hibiscus Simple Syrup
    1 c.simply syrup
    1hibiscus tea bag
    Mai Thyme
    2 oz.Hy-Vee pineapple juice
    1 oz.Hibiscus Simple Syrup
    2 oz.Jamaican rum
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee honey
    ½ oz.fresh lime juice
    3 sprig(s)fresh thyme, plus additional for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Medium saucepan
    • Cocktail glass
    • Ice
    • Cocktail shaker

    Directions

    1. Place simple syrup in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Turn heat off and allow hibiscus tea to steep in simple syrup for 5 minutes. Remove bag from simple syrup and discard. Set aside and cool to room temperature.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      Save the hibiscus simple syrup for later. Just place the simple syrup in a glass container with a tight fitting lid, such as a mason jar, and refrigerate for up to 1 month.
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    2. Fill a cocktail glass with ice and 2-oz. pineapple juice; set aside.

    3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, 1-oz. Hibiscus Simple Syrup, rum, honey, lime juice, and thyme sprigs. Shake thoroughly to chill, and strain into pineapple juice. If desired, garnish with a fresh thyme sprig.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    270 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 10mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 39g
    • Protein: 0g

    Daily Values

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    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 0%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 2%