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Sweet & Sour Chicken Toddy

Image: Tim Nusog

Warm chicken soup may be your go-to on a sick day, but why not take it up a notch with some gin and juice? This chicken-stock-based Hot Toddy by Christy Pope of Cuffs & Buttons and Dallas’ Midnight Rambler Bar turns your sick day into a party in the best way possible.


  • 3 oz Swanson organic free-range chicken broth
  • 3/4 oz Pineapple syrup
  • 3/4 oz Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 13/100 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 1/2 oz Beefeater gin
  • Garnish: Whole star anise


  1. In a small pot on the stove, combine all ingredients except the gin over medium heat.

  2. Once the liquid starts to steam, add the gin and remove from the stove.

  3. Pour the heated cocktail into a Toddy glass.

  4. Garnish with star anise.