The Blue Kamikaze shot is made with vodka and Blue Curacao with fresh lime juice squeezed over the top. Blue Curacao gives this Blue Kamikaze Shot its gorgeous sapphire color.
Taking shots is a fast way to get your buzz on. What makes shots so popular (other than a quick way to get drunk) is that they take on an art form. Creating a small, delicious, and visually stunning drink in a 1.5-ounce shot is magic.
I think we can all agree we have taken some pretty horrible shots in the past. Some made you gag or even made your eyes water. There is no fun in that for you. Maybe your friends watching you thought it was hilarious! It is time to move on from proving your manhood to your friends.
Shots should be enjoyed and fun (for everyone).
The key to a good shot is learning to make a balanced mixture with well-crafted flavors. Understanding the various Liquor and Liqueur flavors and what they bring to your shot glass is the foundation for creating a great vodka shooter.
Depending on your taste and budget, you can mix different spirits and liqueurs to make a unique flavor. A sour base with a sweet top or a smooth bottom with a bitter finish. The flavor combinations are endless!
For this classic, we mix Vodka, Blue Curacao, and a splash of fresh lime juice.
First, you are going to need shot glasses. Here is the shot glass set I used for this photoshoot. They are multicolored. I used the blue shot glass out of the set for these photos.
Ingredients for a Blue Kamikaze Shot
We highly recommend fresh ripe fruit when making cocktails/shots. Juicing fresh fruit just tastes better. However, store-bought pressed lime juice works just as well especially if you are making big batches.
How to Make a Blue Kamikaze Shot
Nothing kicks off a party like a classic vodka shot! Get your guests going with this super-simple recipe.
- Fill a shaker with ice, add vodka and Blue Curacao, then shake until chilled.
- Strain into a shot glass and squeeze a fresh wedge of lime over the top. Cheers!
- Make this shot into a cocktail. Double the ingredients and pour over ice.
- Shoot it like a tequila shot. Instead of adding the lime juice, shoot it and then bite into the lime.
- Made it and didn’t like it? Understandable it is pretty stiff. Add a splash of simple syrup.
- Try using flavored vodkas for extra flavor.
By experimenting with different flavor combinations and techniques, you can develop a signature shot that everyone will love.
- Double or Triple recipe in the cocktail shaker to make multiple shots rather than one at a time. Pour evenly into shot glasses.
- Make a big batch and pour it into shot glasses and store it in the refrigerator.
More Shot Recipes
If it is a party you are going to need more shot recipes.
- The Classic Kamikaze Shot is always a hit.
- Swap out Blue Curacao with Chambord for a Raspberry Kamikaze.
- If you like fruity or cake-flavored shots you will love our Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot.
- Another Vodka Shooter is our Black Russian Shot. Dark as night and make with Vodka and Coffee.
- It isn’t a party with Jell-O or Pudding Shots. Try our RumChata Pudding Shots.
Blue Kamikaze Recipe
- 1 oz Vodka
- 1/2 oz Blue Curacao
- wedge LIme
- Add Vodka and Blue Curacao to an ice-filled shaker.
- Stir ingredients so the ice chills the liquors. Don't stir too long that the ice begins to melt. This will water down your shot.
- Strain into your shot glass.
- Squeeze a lime wedge over the top of the shot glass and serve.
- You may squeeze lime juice in the cocktail shaker rather than squeezing it over the top of the shot.
- Read the article above for tips, variations, and similar recipes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 shot
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 102Unsaturated Fat: 0g