Mango Martini, POM Wonderful Pomegranate Syrup, Grapefruit, Chantilly Cream

Dah Lee, head chef and owner of Capital Grill has created a limited edition summer menu using POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice, including this delicious Mango Martini with Pomegranate Syrup, Grapefruit and Chantilly Cream. Try them at Capital Grill from December 2010 through February 2011.


1/2 mango

1/2 Ruby grapefruit

Wonderful Variety of Pomegranate

20 grams POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice

Chantilly Foam

In a bowl, mix 500ml pure cream with 100g caster sugar and the seeds of one vanilla pod. Pour this into a Foam Gun, insert gas, and shake a couple of times to aerate. Otherwise beat with a whisk until light and frothy.

Pomegranate frozen vodka syrup

Reduce 1.5L of POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice down by half in a large pan. Check the taste, it may need a little extra sugar. When cooled, mix with 30ml ice cold Russian Standard Vodka.

To Assemble

Dice the mango, and segment the ruby grapefruit.

Layer the grapefruit and mango in a martini cocktail glass and sprinkle over the pomegranate.

Pour over the pomegranate frozen vodka syrup, spoon the Chantilly cream on the top of the fruit and drizzle a few pomegranate arils on top.

Pomegranate Tips

Dah Lee shares these easy tips for using POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice in their summer dishes that will be sure to surprise and delight the taste buds:

Add spice to a lazy summer afternoon by swapping orange juice for pomegranate juice in summer’s favourite cocktail, the ‘mimosa’.

There’s nothing quite as refreshing on warm summer’s day as a cool sorbet – replace ice cream with a cool pomegranate sorbet for a healthy alternative.

Spice up a marinade or sauce on your favourite BBQ dish with the tantalising flavour of pomegranate juice.

The unique taste of 100% pomegranate juice and sparkling water can make for an effervescent and delicious alternative to the empty calories and artificial ingredients found in many soft drinks.

Mix pure pomegranate juice with vinegar for a delicious and healthy salad dressing.