Salty Dog Recipe
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You won't even know it's a mixed drink since the tangy taste of the grapefruit really comes through. So, go slow when you're drinking these.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 lime wedge
  • Kosher salt
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces gin or vodka
  • 1/2 cup white grapefruit juice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 177 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 945mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Rub lime wedge around the rim of a highball glass; dip rim in salt. Set aside.
  2. Fill a mixing glass or tumbler three-fourths full with ice. Add gin and grapefruit juice; stir until condensation forms on outside of glass. Pour into prepared glass, straining ice if desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Salty Dog in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007

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