Thai Boxer Cocktail Recipe

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Quick Recipe Facts

Best with Sunkist® Oranges, Grapefruit, Limes
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A triple punch of Sunkist Citrus will encourage you to ring the bell and order another round of Thai Boxer Cocktails, a herbaceous straight up cocktail. Proceed slowly as not to get knocked out too fast!


  • 6 - 8 Asian basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1 oz. Sunkist® orange juice
  • 2 oz. Sunkist® grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz. Sunkist® lime juice
  • 2 oz. Ginger Ale
  • 1 Sunkist® Grapefruit zest, round slice

Instructions: (Makes 1 serving)

  • Drink Assembly - per drink
  • Combine basil, sugar in bottom of shaker and muddle extra well to create a paste..
  • Fill shaker with ice and gin, orange & grapefruit, juice, ginger ale & lime juice.
  • Shake until cold and thoroughly mixed.
  • Strain into a martini glass neat or over ice in glass of choice.
  • Squeeze grapefruit zest towards drink to release essential oils on surface.
  • Skewer zest and basil sprig and use to garnish cocktail.

Recipe Created Exclusively for Sunkist Growers by Chef Robert Danhi