Light and citrusy, this drink can be refrigerated for up to 4 hours. Pour over ice before serving.
-Take the skins off of 1 pound of tomatillos, then rinse them well.
-Roughly chop them.
-Peel 1 large cucumber and roughly chop.
-De-seed 1 jalapeno pepper.
-Puree the following together until smooth:
The juice from 2 limes
1 TBS sugar
A generous pinch of cayenne pepper
½ tsp salt
¾ cup cold water
-Stir in 1 cup chilled vodka.
-Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours.
To serve, stir together 2 tsp salt and ½ tsp cayenne pepper on a small plate.
-Wet the rims of 4 glasses with a lime wedge and dip each in salt mixture, turning to coat.
-Stir Tomatillo mixture well, and divide among 4 ice-filled glasses.