Asian-inspired lemonade

Based on 58 ratings

Mengting

Founder at Kitchen Stories

www.kitchenstories.com

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
100 g sugar
100 ml lemon juice
1 stalk lemongrass
25 g ginger
lime
ice cubes
sparkling water
mint leaves for garnish
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • small saucepan
  • cooking spoon
  • zester
  • citrus press
  • tongs
  • glasses for serving

Nutrition per serving

Cal
100
Protein
0 g
Fat
0 g
Carb
23 g
  • Step 1/5

    In a small saucepan, caramelize sugar over medium-low heat until slightly thickened and amber in color. Deglaze with lemon juice.
    • 100 g sugar
    • 100 ml lemon juice
    • small saucepan
    • cooking spoon

    In a small saucepan, caramelize sugar over medium-low heat until slightly thickened and amber in color. Deglaze with lemon juice.

  • Step 2/5

    Gently smash lemongrass and cut into thirds. Peel and thinly slice ginger. Zest and juice lime. Add all ingredients to pan. Simmer until reduced by half to a syrup.
    • 1 stalk lemongrass
    • 25 g ginger
    • lime
    • zester
    • citrus press

    Gently smash lemongrass and cut into thirds. Peel and thinly slice ginger. Zest and juice lime. Add all ingredients to pan. Simmer until reduced by half to a syrup.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove lemongrass from pan.
    • tongs

    Remove lemongrass from pan.

  • Step 4/5

    Fill glasses with ice. Fill three-quarters full with sparkling water. Add two to three spoons of syrup and stir.
    • ice cubes
    • sparkling water
    • mint leaves for garnish
    • glasses for serving

    Fill glasses with ice. Fill three-quarters full with sparkling water. Add two to three spoons of syrup and stir.

  • Step 5/5

    Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint leaves. Enjoy!

    Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint leaves. Enjoy!

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