Asian-inspired lemonade

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Refreshing, homemade, and perfect for hot summer days!

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 100 / Protein 0g / Carbohydr. 23g / Fat 0g

Ingredients (5 servings)

100 gsugar
100 mllemon juice
1 stalklemongrass
25 gginger
1lime
ice cubes
sparkling water
mint leaves for garnish

Utensils

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

Wine Tip

Vietnamese summer rolls
Pair this delicious lemonade with a light meal like our Vietnamese summer rolls.

Step 1

Asian-inspired lemonade

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

small saucepan, cooking spoon

100 g sugar / 100 ml lemon juice

Step 2

Asian-inspired lemonade

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.

zester, citrus press

1 stalk lemongrass / 25 g ginger / 1 lime

Step 3

Asian-inspired lemonade

Remove lemongrass from pan.

tongs

Step 4

Asian-inspired lemonade

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

glasses for serving

ice cubes / sparkling water / mint leaves for garnish

Step 5

Asian-inspired lemonade

Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint leaves. Enjoy!