Give your iced tea a refreshing replace by including lychees! These small aromatic fruits are packed in syrup, which you employ to sweeten chilled black tea. The lychees give the tea candy, fruity, floral notes. When you like your lychee tea much less candy, make lychee tea lemonade by combining iced tea with lychee syrup and lemonade. Add complete or sliced lychees to your drinks and luxuriate in!

[Edit]Substances

[Edit]Traditional Lychee Iced Tea

  • 2 baggage of black tea
  • of water
  • four items of canned lychee fruit in heavy syrup
  • of drained lychee syrup
  • Ice for serving

Makes 1 serving

[Edit]Chilly-Brew Lychee Iced Tea

  • of water
  • four lychee tea baggage or (eight g) of free lychee tea
  • Contemporary mint sprig to garnish
  • Ice for serving

Makes four servings

[Edit]Lychee Tea Lemonade

  • of black tea
  • 1 20-ounce (565 g) can of complete lychees in heavy syrup
  • of lemonade or glowing lemonade
  • Ice for serving

Makes four servings

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]Traditional Lychee Iced Tea

  1. Convey a kettle of water to boil. Fill an electrical kettle with water and switch it on or pour water right into a kettle and set it on the range. Flip the burner to excessive so the water begins to boil.[1]
    • If you do not have a kettle, pour the water right into a saucepan on the range and produce it to a boil.
  2. Steep 2 baggage of black tea in of water for three to five minutes. Place the tea baggage right into a small teapot or heatproof measuring jug. Slowly pour the boiling water over the tea and depart them to steep for three to five minutes, relying on how robust you want your tea.[2]
    • You may substitute decaffeinated black tea should you want.
  3. Take away the teabags and chill the tea till it is chilly. Scoop out the two tea baggage and discard them. Then, switch the teapot or measuring jug to the fridge. Go away the black tea within the fridge till it is chilly.[3]
    • When you’re making a single serving, the tea ought to be chilly inside 10 minutes.
  4. Slice four lychees in half or in strips. Take four lychee fruits out of the can and place them on a slicing board. When you like giant chunks of fruit in your tea, minimize every fruit in half. When you’d slightly have smaller items of lychee, slice every fruit into slender strips.[4]
    • Bear in mind to not discard the syrup from the lychee can since you may use it to sweeten the tea.
  5. Place the lychees in a glass with of the lychee syrup and ice. Put the lychee halves or strips into the underside of a tall iced tea glass and pour within the lychee syrup. Then, fill the glass with ice cubes.[5]
    • When you like sweeter tea, add an additional of lychee syrup.
  6. Stir within the chilled black tea and garnish the drink with one other lychee. Pour the chilled black tea into the glass and stir it so it combines with the lychee syrup. Then, style the tea and stir in additional lychee syrup should you like. For an optionally available garnish, push a lychee fruit onto the rim of your glass.[6]
    • You may additionally add recent mint sprigs to your glass if you’d like a lighter, natural taste.
  7. Warmth equal components of sugar and water if you would like to sweeten the tea with easy syrup. If the lychee syrup does not add as a lot sweetness as you need, put 1/2 cup (100 g) of sugar right into a small pan. Pour in of water and produce the combination to a boil. Stir the syrup sometimes so the syrup dissolves. Then, let it cool earlier than including as a lot of the syrup to your tea as you want.[7]
    Make Lychee Tea Step 7.jpg
    • Refrigerate leftover easy syrup in an hermetic container for as much as three weeks.

[Edit]Chilly-Brew Lychee Iced Tea

  1. Place four lychee tea baggage or (eight g) of free tea right into a pitcher. Get out a pitcher that holds at the least of liquid and put the tea baggage into it. When you’d slightly use free leaf tea, put the tea immediately into the pitcher.[8]
    • If you do not have a big pitcher, infuse the tea in a big measuring jug as a substitute.
  2. Pour of chilly water into the pitcher. Use chilly water as a substitute of boiling water to stop the tea from growing a bitter style because it brews. When you do not like the flavour of your faucet water, use bottled water.[9]
    • You may tie the tea bag strings to the deal with of the pitcher if you do not need them soaking with the tea.
  3. Cowl the pitcher and refrigerate the tea for four to five hours. Put plastic wrap excessive of the pitcher to seal it and place it within the fridge. Chill the tea so the water infuses with the flavour of the tea. When you used tea baggage, take away the pitcher after four hours. When you used free leaf tea, let it infuse for a complete of 5 hours.[10]
    • The tea will grow to be stronger and extra flavorful the longer it infuses.
  4. Take away the tea baggage or pour the loose-leaf tea by means of a strainer. Style the tea to determine if it is as robust as you want. Whether it is, take the tea baggage out of the pitcher. When you infused free leaf tea, set a fine-mesh strainer over one other clear pitcher and slowly pour the tea by means of it.[11]
    • Discard the used tea baggage or tea leaves.
    • Cowl the pitcher and refrigerate the lychee tea for as much as four days.
  5. Pour the chilly lychee tea right into a serving glass with ice and garnish it with mint. Once you’re able to serve the tea, fill a tall glass with ice. Slowly pour the chilled tea into the glass and prime it with a sprig of mint.[12]
    • When you want to sweeten your lychee tea, stir in your alternative of sugar or honey. Remember that some lychee teas are additionally sweetened so style the tea first.

[Edit]Lychee Tea Lemonade

  1. Chill of black tea till it is chilly. Brew your favourite free leaf black tea or use tea baggage. Pressure the tea and put it within the fridge till it is utterly chilly.[13]
    Make Lychee Tea Step 13.jpg
    • For a lighter lemonade, use inexperienced tea or an natural mix. You may additionally substitute decaffeinated tea for the black tea.
  2. Drain a 20-ounce (565 g) can of lychees in heavy syrup and reserve the syrup. Open a can of lychees and drain the heavy syrup right into a measuring jug. Set the entire lychees apart when you put together the tea lemonade.[14]
    • It is necessary to make use of lychees packed in heavy syrup as a result of this syrup comprises extra sugar than gentle syrup.
  3. Pour the black tea, lychee syrup, and lemonade in a big pitcher. Take the chilled black tea out of the fridge and pour it right into a serving pitcher. Pour in of drained lychee syrup and of lemonade or glowing lemonade.
    • You might have leftover lychee syrup. Set this apart in case you wish to make the tea lemonade sweeter.
  4. Stir the beverage and chill it for at the least 1 hour. Use an extended spoon to softly stir the tea, syrup, and lemonade till they’re mixed. You may style the tea lemonade and stir in additional lychee syrup if you would like it sweeter. Then, put the pitcher within the fridge and chill it for at the least 1 hour so the flavors mix.[15]
    • When you’re utilizing glowing lemonade, stir very slowly so the lemonade does not lose its carbonation.
  5. Fill serving glasses with ice, tea lemonade, and complete lychees. When you’re able to serve the drinks, fill four serving glasses with ice. Take the pitcher out of the fridge and pour the lychee tea lemonade into every glass. Then, put three complete lychees into every serving glass.[16]
    • Refrigerate leftover lychee tea lemonade within the fridge for as much as 5 days.

[Edit]Suggestions

  • Buy canned lychees from Asian markets or on-line.
  • When you get pleasure from ingesting scorching tea, you may be capable of discover black tea that is been scented with lychee peels. Brew the tea as you’d some other black tea, about four minutes.

[Edit]Issues You will Want

[Edit]Traditional Lychee Iced Tea

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Knife and slicing board
  • Kettle or saucepan
  • Heatproof measuring jug or teapot
  • Spoon
  • Serving glass

[Edit]Chilly-Brew Lychee Iced Tea

  • Pitcher
  • Serving glass
  • Fantastic-mesh strainer, optionally available

[Edit]Lychee Tea Lemonade

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Knife and slicing board
  • Kettle or saucepan
  • Heatproof measuring jug or teapot
  • Spoon
  • Serving glasses
  • Pitcher

[Edit]References

  1. https://www.rivertenkitchen.com/sweet-tea-lychee.html
  2. https://www.meals.com/recipe/lychee-iced-tea-300720
  3. https://www.rivertenkitchen.com/sweet-tea-lychee.html
  4. https://youtu.be/M3zjeFBaGQ4?t=48
  5. https://youtu.be/M3zjeFBaGQ4?t=53
  6. https://www.meals.com/recipe/lychee-iced-tea-300720
  7. https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-simple-syrup-240337
  8. https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/06/cold-brewed-iced-tea-recipe.html
  9. https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/06/cold-brewed-iced-tea-recipe.html
  10. https://youtu.be/eObdUEnBRpw?t=52
  11. https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/06/cold-brewed-iced-tea-recipe.html
  12. https://youtu.be/eObdUEnBRpw?t=102
  13. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/lychee-black-tea-lemonade-recipe2-1922252
  14. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/lychee-black-tea-lemonade-recipe2-1922252
  15. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/lychee-black-tea-lemonade-recipe2-1922252
  16. https://youtu.be/cNBZbTipuJY?t=45