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Ingredients (7)

  • 2 ounces 10 Cane rum
  • 2 mint sprigs, plus more for garnish
  • 1 satsuma mandarin orange, quartered
  • 1/2 lime, cut in 2 pieces
  • 1/2 ounce Rich Simple Syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda
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Muddling a whole satsuma orange supplies this cocktail from Cochon chef Donald Link with enough flavorful oils and sweet juice to make you forget there’s booze in there. Drink carefully.

This recipe was featured as part of our Donald Link Mardi Gras Recipes slideshow. See also our classic Mojito recipe.


Place the rum, 2 mint sprigs, satsuma, lime, and simple syrup in a shaker and fill halfway with crushed ice. Muddle until the mint and fruit are broken up. Strain into a small collins glass filled with crushed ice, and top with club soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Recipe provided by Chef Donald Link, author of Real Cajun: Rustic Home Cooking from Donald Link’s Louisiana.

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