Saketini (Sake Martini) Saketini - Sake Martini Recipe | Robyns.World

This week’s cocktail is a little something more unusual but still fairly simple to make. Sake is rice wine which is normally served warmed but this cocktail adds a few ingredients and it is served up cold. If you are not a green olive fan, you could substitute a thin ribbon of cucumber and skewer the cucumber and pickled ginger together instead. I have heard this called both a Saketini and a Sake Martini, I prefer the first just because I like fun words and this one makes me think of “sock it to me” from Laugh In when I say it. I know, I’m so easily amused!

Kanpai!  (Cheers!)



Saketini (Sake Martini)


  • ice cubes
  • 4oz sake
  • 1oz vodka
  • 1 whole olive, pitted, unstuffed
  • 1 strip of pickled ginger


Add ice to cocktail shaker and add sake and vodka. Shake and strain into martini glass. Skewer olive and ginger and place in the glass.