Lemony Gibson

Lemony Gibson

This Lemony Gibson is a martini-lover's savory friend. Mellow cocktail onions combine with gin or vodka and dry vermouth. Lemon peel brings a bright finish. Recipe provided by Jill Silverman Hough.

  • prep
  • 1 servings


  • 1 lemon

  • 2 ounces dry gin or vodka

  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth

  • Ice

  • 2 Lindsay┬« Cocktail Onions

Cooking Directions

  1. Use vegetable peeler to shave 4 or 5 thick pieces of zest from lemon; cut one piece in half lengthwise and set aside. Place remaining zest in cocktail shaker and add gin or vodka, vermouth, and ice; shake until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini-style cocktail glass.

  2. Wrap an onion in piece of reserved zest and thread onto toothpick; repeat with remaining onion and zest, adding to toothpick. Garnish cocktail with toothpick and serve.


  • Calories145
  • Fat0g
  • Protein0.1g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Total Carbs1.7g
  • Fiber0.6g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.