Doudou (Vodka) Shot

Doudou shot
The doudou shot or doodoo shot (Also known as; doo-doo shot or dou-dou shot) is a vodka shot with a chilli kick, then an olive's saltiness.
The doudou shot is rumoured to have been created in the Lebanese capital city, Beirut by a local bartender inspired by the Lebanese taste for sour and spicy.
If you are interested in learning more about Lebanon, please read this article on Holiday Hare about Lebanese Cuisine and Lebanese travel info.
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • Shot Glass


  • ¾ shot vodka
  • ¼ shot lemon juice
  • 2-3 drops Tobasco sauce
  • 1 olive (pitted)


  • Pour the vodka until it fills one half of a shot glass
  • Add lemon juice until ¾ full.
  • Add 2-3 drops of Tabasco® sauce
  • Add a single olive at the bottom


units: 1.5


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