Lemon & lime zinger recipe

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  • Serves 8
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 57 calories / serving
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Put 250ml (8fl oz) cold water in a pan and add 100g (3½oz) caster sugar, 1 stick lemongrass bruised, and 1cm (½in) ginger, peeled and finely chopped. Simmer for 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved, allow to cool, then discard the lemongrass.

Cut 3-4 thin-skinned unwaxed lemons and 2 limes into quarters, skins on, and liquidise along with the sugar syrup until the fruit is finely chopped. Pour through a sieve, catching the juice in a bowl. Stir in another 250ml (8fl oz) iced water. Serve chilled.

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  • Ingredients

  • 100g (3½oz) caster sugar
  • 1 stick lemongrass
  • 1cm (½in) ginger
  • 2-4 thick skinned unwaxed lemons
  • 2 limes
  • 250ml (8fl oz) iced water
  • Energy 245kj 57kcal 3%
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Saturates 0g 0%
  • Sugars 14g 16%
  • Salt trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.3g Protein 0.4g Fibre 1.9g


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