Cool and refreshing, this Iced Green Tea with Lychee is spiced with fresh ginger and mint. Turn into a cocktail by simply adding vodka or gin.
1 (19-ounce) can lychee fruit in syrup
2 green tea bags
4 cups boiling water
1 tbsp. grated ginger
1 lime, cut into thin slices
Handful mint leaves
Handful raspberries, for garnishing (optional)
Strain the can of lychee fruit, reserving the syrup. Freeze the lychee fruit on a baking tray.
Steep green tea in hot water, about 4 minutes. Let cool completely.
Add cooled green tea, lychee syrup and grated ginger to a pitcher. Stir. Add frozen lychee fruit, lime slices, mint leaves, raspberries and ice. Serve.
Yield: 4 servings.