Wasabi Iced Tea Wasabi Iced Tea

Wasabi Iced Tea Author: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Maya Visnyei

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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