Thai lemongrass and ginger tea

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This tea is full of antioxidants and can be had hot when you need that warmth and alertness.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: serves 2-4 people


  • 3 stalks lemongrass, white parts only
  • 1 ginger, sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups black tea, brewed


  1. With the blunt end of a knife, bash the lemongrass stalks until lightly bruised, then cut into thin slices
  2. Slice the ginger knob
  3. Add lemongrass and ginger to a medium-sized pot of water and bring the water to boil
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes and then turn off heat
  5. Stir in sugar
  6. Cover the liquid in the pot for 20 minutes
  7. Strain lemongrass-ginger syrup
  8. In glasses, stir together one-half lemongrass-ginger syrup with one-half brewed tea. Serve hot.

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Cleanclover 4 years ago from Piece of land! Author

Thank you Olde Cashmere. Glad you liked it :-)

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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

This sounds amazing Cleanclover. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Voted up, and useful.

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