Avatar photo

By Citizen Reporter


Recipe: Tangerine bourbon sidecar

This recipe uses sweet tangerine juice to balance the tang of bourbon for a fresh twist on a classic cocktail.


2-4 tangerines or clementine, plus slices or twists for garnish
6 tbsp bourbon
2 tbsp triple sec
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice


1. Squeeze enough fruit to get ¼ cup juice.

2. Combine the juice, bourbon, triple sec and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice.

3. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds.

4. Pour through a strainer into 2 martini glasses.

5. Garnish with a tangerine slice or twist of peel, if desired.

Recipe supplied by  Laraine Perri for Eating Well

For more news your way, download The Citizen’s app for iOS and Android.

Read more on these topics

cocktail recipe

Access premium news and stories

Access to the top content, vouchers and other member only benefits