lemongrass mint honey drink Lemongrass mint honey drink

I’ve always wanted to try to make my own lemongrass drink when I had lemongrass drink at restaurants. It never happened until I chanced upon Shirley’s recipe. It’s surprisingly easy to make and the ingredients can be easily found at our local supermarkets.

I love this drink when it’s chilled. It’s so refreshing and tasty that even my little girl likes it very much. It will be a great drink to serve in a small gathering at home.

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 30 minutes

Waiting time : Overnight or until the ice-cubes are frozen

Serving size : 6 servings

Ingredients :

  • 4 stalks of lemongrass, cut and smashed
  • 3 sprigs of mint leaves
  • 4-5 tablespoons of honey
  • 1.5 litres of water

Step by step instructions :

  1. Boil the water with the lemongrass for 30 minutes.
  2. Off fire. Throw in two sprigs of mint leaves into the pot to let the water be infused with the flavour of the mint leaves.
  3. Wait for the temperature of the boiling water to drop to not more than 40 degree celsius, filter the lemongrass and the mint, then stir in the honey. Note that high temperature will destroy the good properties in the honey.
  4. Put a mint leaf in each cube of the ice-cube tray. Pour the lemon mint honey drink into the tray. Freeze.
  5. Chill the remaining drink in the refrigerator.
  6. Serve the refreshing lemongrass mint honey drink with the mint ice-cubes. Isn’t it good to keep the drink chilled for a longer time and still remains tasty with no dilution.

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  • http://www.sakuraharuka.com/ Ai Sakura

    ya I always love to order it when I see it on the menu 🙂 thanks for sharing this recipe!

    Ai @
    Sakura Haruka

    • http://twitter.com/prunenurture PruneNurture

      Ai, you are most welcome! Give it a try! 🙂

  • http://www.luxuryhaven.co/ Blackswan

    Thanks for the credit Dee, but the link is not working. You may use this http://www.luxuryhaven.co/2011/08/aromatic-lemongrass-mint-tea-recipe.html. Let me know when it’s up. I’ll add your link & food pix to my Luxury Haven’s Facebook Fan Page!

    • http://twitter.com/prunenurture PruneNurture

      Shirley, thks. The link is working fine. Does it show up properly at your end?

      • http://www.luxuryhaven.co/ Blackswan

        I’m doing my foot reflex now, so using my iPhone. Hahaha It directed to a blank page when I clicked on it earlier.

        • http://twitter.com/prunenurture PruneNurture

          Wah!! Good life! Enjoy! 🙂

      • http://www.luxuryhaven.co/ Blackswan

        It’s ok now. Will post your pix n link when I get home later.

        • http://twitter.com/prunenurture PruneNurture

          Thank you so much!! 🙂

  • Christy Wong

    Wow! Sounds simple! Thanks for this, gotta make this soon!

    • http://twitter.com/prunenurture PruneNurture

      Give it a try. It’s simple and good!


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