Asian-inspired lemonade

Asian-inspired lemonade

46 ratings

Mengting, Kitchen Stories


„Refreshing, homemade, and perfect for hot summer days!“

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
1
lime
ice cubes
sparkling water
mint leaves for garnish
Metric
Imperial
  • 100 g sugar
  • 100 ml lemon juice
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 25 g ginger
  • 1  lime
  • ice cubes
  • sparkling water
  • mint leaves for garnish

Utensils

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

Enjoy with

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
100
Protein
0g
Fat
0g
Carb
23g

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 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 ginger
  • 1 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!