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Kamikaze Shot

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Posted: 07/01/21

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The Kamikaze shot packs a punch (and its name is fun to say!) With vodka, triple sec, and lime juice, there is room to play around with the color AND flavor of this shot, without missing the combo of sweet and tart. You can really have some fun with this one!

shot glasses of kamikaze shot with lime wedge garnish

While it’s a popular shot ordered at a bar, the Kamikaze shot’s simplicity makes it easy to whip up a round at home as well. Cheers to that!

What’s In a Kamikaze Shot

A Kamikaze shot has just three ingredients:

  • vodka
  • triple sec
  • lime juice
shot glasses of kamikaze shot with lime wedge garnish

How to Make Kamikaze Shots

To make a Kamikaze shot, fill a shaker with ice and pour 1/2 ounce vodka, 1/2 ounce triple sec, and 1/2 ounce lime juice into the shaker. Shake, strain into a shot glass, and enjoy!

shot glass with green and blue kamikaze shot with orange and lime wedge

Other Flavors of Kamikaze Vodka Shots

  • Green Kamikaze – replace triple sec with melon liqueur
  • Blue Kamikazereplace triple sec with blue curaçao
  • Blue Raspberry Kamikaze – replace vodka with UV blue vodka

Other Fun Drinks

4 kamikaze shots in glasses with lime and orange wedge garnish
4 kamikaze shots in glasses with lime and orange wedge garnish
5 from 1 vote

Kamikaze Shot

Serves: 1 shot
(tap # to scale)
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
The Kamikaze shot packs a punch! With vodka, triple sec, and lime juice, there is room to play around with the color AND flavor of this shot, without missing the combo of sweet and tart.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice

Instructions

  • Fill a shaker with ice.
  • Pour the lime juice, triple sec, and vodka into the shaker.
  • Shake vigorously and strain into a shot glass.
Author: Nathan Longley
Course: Drinks
4 kamikaze shots in glasses with lime and orange wedge garnish

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Nathan Longley has been his wife’s personal bar tender for as long as he can remember. While he most often enjoys a cold beer, he is known to love our vodka gimlet.

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