Lemongrass Ginger Tea Recipe

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Lemongrass Ginger Tea

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a light and refreshing tea that nicely complements the complex flavors for which Thai cuisine is so well known. It can be served hot or iced, so it's great year-round and anytime of the day. And it's easy to prepare, too.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 stalk(s)
fresh lemongrass
1 Tbsp
fresh ginger, sliced or coarsely chopped
1 Tbsp
honey
2 c
water
2
fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the bottom (2 to 4 inches) moist portion of each lemongrass stalk. Carefully crush or bruise each lemongrass piece to release the flavor. Cut into smaller 1-inch pieces.
2
Bring water to boil in small saucepan. Add lemongrass, ginger and honey; boil 5 minutes. Strain mixture to remove lemongrass and ginger.
3
Serve tea warm, or let cool a bit and transfer to a tall glass with several ice cubes. Drizzle with additional honey, if desired. Garnish with mint sprigs, and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Thai
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free