Portuguese Lemonade

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

A spicy sparkling lemonade. You can make this an adult beverage by substituting white Vinho Verde (a young semi-sparkling wine from Portugal) for the carbonated seltzer. CAUTION: Bird's eye chiles are very hot.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1
red bird's eye chili
7
meyer lemons
1 c
honey
2 Tbsp
fresh minced cilantro
1 l
sparkling water, unflavored (well chilled)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the chili in a 1 1/2 liter pitcher and crush with a pestle.
2
Slice one lemon and set aside. Juice remaining lemons and pour juice into the pitcher.
3
Warm the honey slightly in a microwave and add to the juice, stirring well.
4
Add the cilantro and lemon slices.
5
Just before serving, add sparkling water to pitcher and stir lightly. Serve over ice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Portugese