Ginger Tea is known to have multiple benefits, and most importantly, strengthens your immune system. It also does a great job in warming up your body!

Ginger Tea (Shoga Yu)

Recipe presented by Jay Andrews
Course Drinks
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Grated Ginger
  • cup Water
  • 3 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 tsp Katakuri Powder (Potato Starch) Mix with 2 tsp water
  • Yuzu Juice or Lemon Juice, to taste

Instructions

  1. Add the ginger, water and honey to a saucepan. Set the saucepan on the stove over medium heat.
  2. Heat the honey and water mixture to just before boiling; you'll see small bubbles forming around the sides of the pan when ready.
  3. Mix the katakuri powder with 2 teaspoons of water in a small bowl to make a slurry. Whisk the katakuri powder slurry into the honey and water mixture.

  4. Continue heating the shoga-yu until slightly thickened, about two minutes, stirring frequently.