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"Skinny Cocktail" Recipes -- Drinks at RA Sushi Through January

Yes, cocktails contain calories and if you're downing a few of them, it adds up. Over the holidays, folks tend to imbibe more than usual and then, before they know it, they're sitting on the tarmac with Kevin Smith, slimming down enough to fit in a seat.

RA Sushi -- with locations in Pembroke Pines and Palm Beach Gardens -- is spending January selling "skinny" cocktails. The re-mixed concoctions are all under 200 calories, which spells less guilt when you're having four of 'em.

See the recipes for the Thin Mint Mojito, Cosmo-teeny, and Cucumber Slenderita, after the jump. They cost $7 each and they're only available until the end of the month, after which they're back to their normal sugary ways. 

Oh, and it's happy hour from 3-7 p.m., Monday-Saturday.


2 oz TY KU Soju

.5 oz Monin Sugar Free Triple Sec Syrup

Juice of ½ a lime

Splash of cranberry juice

Garnish with a lemon twist

Pour all ingredients into a metal mixing tin. Shake vigorously and strain into chilled martini glass garnished with a lemon twist.

Thin Mint Mojito

1 oz TY KU Soju

1 oz TY KU Liqueur

.25 Monin Sugar Free Triple Sec Syrup

6 mint leaves

Juice of half a lime

Top with soda

Muddle mint with lime juice. Add ice and build cocktail. Top with soda water and garnish with a lime slice and a sprig of mint.

Cucumber Slenderita
 1 oz TY KU Soju

1 oz TY KU Liqueur

.5 oz Monin Sugar Free Triple Sec Syrup

Squeeze 3 lime slices
queeze 3 lemon slices

Splash of orange juice

Splash of soda

2 cucumber slices

Muddle one slice of cucumber. Add ice and build cocktail in a mixing tin. Shake and transfer into a tall glass. Garnish with a cucumber and lime slice. 

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