Green Monster Shot

I am a big fan of those classic Japanese horror and sci-fi movies where some monster with huge tentacles arises from the sea, causes mass destruction and seems impervious to any weapon that people try to use against them. Exactly the same sorts of movies that inspired the short film Monster Roll. This theme was the inspiration for this truly terrifying Green Monster Shot.

The shot is almost like a bar snack – a Halloween bar snack, of course – and is made with tequila and a spicy green tomatillo bloody mary mix. The monster is a baby octopus.┬áThe octopus is cooked and its tentacles are used to garnish the drink before serving it, and the shot is an excellent chaser after you eat the octopus. For another scary drink check out the Zombie Brain Hemorrhage.

Glassware: Shot
Method: Build

1 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Chilled Green Bloody Mary Mix (Below)
Squeeze of Lime
Cooked Baby Octopus or Squid

Pour the tequila into a shot glass. Pour the green bloody mix over the tequila and squeeze in a wedge of lime. Garnish with cooked baby octopus or squid arms.

For a Full sized Green Bloody Mary pour 2 oz. of tequila and 4 oz. of mix into an ice filled mixing glass. Now roll (pour) the mix back and forth between two glasses until combined. Strain into an ice filled glass.

Green Bloody Mary Mix

8 oz. Tomatillos (chopped)
4 oz. Green Tomatoes (chopped)
4 oz. Cucumber (chopped)
2 Serrano Chillies
1/2 Bunch Cilantro
4 oz. Water
1/2 Tbsp Kosher Salt

Husk, core, and chop the tomatillos. Peel the cucumbers and chop. Chop up the green tomatoes. Weigh out all of the ingredients and puree until smooth in a food processor or blender.

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  3. Helen Salinger at 5:34 pm

    This chill concoction is just what one needs to start the day. For fall one could trade pumpkins slivers in place of cephalopods!

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