Spicy Charred Grapefruit and Ginger Fizz with Chili Syrup
5 minutes | serves 2 | easy
Ingredients250 ml ruby grapefruit juice - you can juice approx. 1 ½ ruby grapefruits to get the same amount of juice
50 g caster or superfine sugar
120 ml water
1 red chili - sliced in half (use a chili with a bit of heat!
Juice of one lime
1 slice ruby grapefruit - cut into quarters
1 tbsp light brown sugar
250ml Fiery ginger beer
Dip rim of glasses in @unclestevesshakes Taste Of Texas rub for a kick of flavor.
Add the grapefruit juice, sugar, water and sliced chili to a small saucepan. Place on a high heat area of your Arteflame. Bring to the boil, stir and simmer for 10 minutes. Then let to cool and discarding the chili.
Add the lime juice to the chili-grapefruit mixture.
Take the grapefruit slices and dust with the brown sugar. Use the grill grate of your grill to caramelize and slightly char the sugar and grapefruit on both sides.
Fill three glasses with crushed ice. Add 3 slices of lime to each glass. Divide the chili-grapefruit liquid between the three glasses and top with ginger beer.
Make a small slit in the grapefruit wedges and place on the side of the glasses for decoration. Top each glass with a Thai chili and serve. Serves 2.