Wasabi and iced tea may seem like a strange combination, but we guarantee this recipe will both intrigue and refresh. The wasabi isn’t overpowering, but it does add an addictive kick at the end.
- Prep time 15 minutes
- Total time 9 hours & 15 minutes
- Portion size 8 servings
- 8 cups cold water
- 6 orange pekoe tea bags
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon prepared wasabi
- 2 pieces (1 inch thick) orange zest
- 2 pieces (1 inch thick) lemon zest
- 1 orange , thinly sliced in rounds
- 1 lemon , thinly sliced in rounds
- 2 cups ice cubes
In large pitcher, stir cold water with tea bags; cover and refrigerate for 8 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Discard tea bags. Set tea aside.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan, whisk together sugar, wasabi and 1/4 cup water. Stir in orange zest and lemon zest; bring to boil. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Let cool completely.
Stir sugar mixture and orange and lemon slices into pitcher; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Stir in ice cubes before serving.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Sodium 8 mg
- Sugars 6 g
- Protein 0 g
- Calories 26
- Total fat 0 g
- Potassium 84 mg
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 0 g
- Total carbohydrate 7 g
- Folate 3