Sidecar Cocktail Recipe
This easy to make classic cocktail is light and bright and citrusy. Perfect for happy hour! For a group, mix up a pitcher ahead of time and shake each drink as needed.
Servings: 1 cocktail
- 2 parts Cognac
- 1 part Cointreau, or Triple Sec or Grand Marnier
- 1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
- Sugar, to rim the glass
- 1 lemon slice, for garnish, optional
Fill your shaker with ice, then add the Cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice. Let sit for a moment.
Rub a slice of lemon on the rim of your glass then invert the glass in a saucer of sugar to coat the rim.
Shake the drink well several times, then strain into the prepared glass.
With a sharp knife cut from the middle to the edge of the lemon slice. Then slide that onto the rim of the glass.
Serving: 3ounces | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.5g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 2.5g | Calcium: 2mg