April 11, 2013
Change up your cocktail and sip on something a little different like Thai basil sangria. This drink is spicy, herbaceous with a hint of sweetness, and refreshing. You can pair this Thai basil sangria with shrimp summer rolls.
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
8 Thai basil leaves
1 jalapeno (seeded and sliced into rounds)
1 whole lemon
1 whole orange
2 bottles (750 ml) sparkling white wine
3/4 cup brandy
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
12 thin orange slices for garnish
Remove basil, jalapeno, lemon and orange strips and discard.