Lemonade with lemongrass

By Azu
May 27, 2014

Author Notes: One of the best lemonades you will ever taste! I get the idea form Regresando al origen - Monica PatiñoAzu

Serves: 1 liter

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 20 sprigs lemongrass
  • 6 pieces lemons
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1-2 cups water to dilute
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan make the lemongrass sugar syrup by heating the sugar, water and lemongrass until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand one hour.
  2. In a pitcher (capacity 1 liter/34 oz), squeeze the juice from the lemons. Add a pinch of salt. Strain the lemongrass syrup. Mix well. Add 1 to 2 cups of cold water, depends on the desired strength. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  3. Serve with ice.

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