If you are a grapefruit lover, this beautiful cocktail is for you, with only 3 simple ingredients you will have a refreshing, colorful, and healthier cocktail!
What is a Salty Dog?
It’s time to get those beautiful, shiny grapefruits out of the fridge and turn them into a delicious salty and tangy cocktail with only 3 ingredients: Vodka, fresh Grapefruit juice, and a little Salt to rim your glass!
How did you realize only 3 simple ingredients, can you believe it?
That’s a Salty Dog, the difference between the greyhound cocktail is only the salt to rim the glass!
Let’s prepare it!
Salty Dog Ingredients
- Freshly grapefruit juice
(Scroll below to the printable recipe card for details and measurements.)
How to Make Salty Dog?
1.-Rim a high ball glass with salt
2.-Fill it with ice and add vodka and grapefruit juice
3.-Stir until combined
4.-Garnish with a slice of grapefruit, serve, and enjoy!
What Vodka to Use?
You can use the brand that you like best, medium-priced vodkas are excellent for mixing them, don’t use an expensive one, if you like vodka cocktail recipes, try this Blood Orange Mule and Lemon Drop Martini, you will LOVE them!
Here are some recommendations:
- Grey goose
- Ketel one
Variation of a Salty Dog
You can make these magnificent variations that you will love!
Tequila – Mexican style, using tequila instead of vodka, you will obtain a complexity of flavors such as agave, honey, and tart grapefruit, all mixed together to make an excellent balance to the cocktail!
Flavored Vodka- Use Citrus-flavored vodka to enhance the flavor!
Spicy – add a few slices of jalapeño pepper to the cocktail and rim the glass with chili powder (tajin) to enhance the spicy flavor, make sure to remove the seeds so that it is not so spicy!
When to serve Salty Dog?
The Salty Dog is a quick and easy cocktail for those hot days.
Try it as a:
- Pool party
- Picnic day
- Summer day
- Bbq party
- Game day
Use fresh grapefruit juice for the best flavor!
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- 1 ½ oz Vodka
- 5 oz Grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
- Salt to rim the glass
- Rim a high ball glass with salt
- Fill with ice and add vodka and grapefruit juice
- Stir until combined
- Garnish with a slice of grapefruit, serve, and enjoy!
- Use fresh grapefruit juice for the best flavor!
Amount Per Serving Calories 157Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 101517mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 1g
Nutrition information isn´t always accurate!