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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 turns your sick day into a party in the best way possible.


  • 3 ounces Swanson organic free-range chicken broth
  • 3/4 ounce pineapple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 dash Sriracha
  • 1 1/2 ounces Beefeater gin
  • Garnish: star anise pod


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

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

  3. Pour the heated cocktail into a Toddy glass.

  4. Garnish with a star anise pod.