Singapore Bloody Mary
Chiles and lemongrass lend fiery and citrusy notes to this incarnation of the Bloody Mary. Michael Kraus

In this incarnation of the bloody mary, served at the St. Regis Hotel in Singapore, chiles and lemongrass lend fiery and citrusy notes.

Yield: makes 1 Cocktail


  • 2 red Thai chiles
  • 1 12 tbsp. sugar
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (1″) piece peeled ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 (1″) piece lemongrass, finely chopped
  • 1 oz. vodka


  1. Remove stem from 1 chile; add stemmed chile to blender with sugar, tomatoes, ginger, and lemongrass; purée. Set a sieve over a cocktail shaker; strain mixture. Discard solids.
  2. Add vodka and 2 cups ice; cover and shake until chilled. Strain into a glass; make a slit in remaining chile and perch it on rim of glass.