herb ice pops with fresh berries

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By Jackie Brink
from norfolk, NE

from the book "the asian grill"

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serves 6 to 8
method Blend

Ingredients For herb ice pops with fresh berries

  • 4 c
    spring or filtered water
  • 4
    kaffir lime leaves, bruised
  • 1/4 c
    thinly sliced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 c
    thinly sliced fresh galangal
  • 10
    fresh thai basil leaves, bruised
  • 2
    lemongrass stalks, trimmed, peeled and thinly sliced on the diagonal (white and light green parts)
  • juice of 1 lime or lemon
  • 1 c
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 c
    fresh berries

How To Make herb ice pops with fresh berries

  • 1
    In a large saucepan combine the water, kaffir lime leaves, ginger, galangal, thai basil, lemongrass, lime or lemon juice, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat to medium and continue to gently boil until reduced to about 3 cups and thickened to a light syrup consistency about 30 minutes. Strain to remove the solids and refrigerate the infusion for at least 12 hours or overnight.
  • 2
    Mix the berries with the herb-infused liquid. Pour into popsicle containers and freeze overnight before serving.