Lemongrass mojitos recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 176 calories / serving
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The fragrant, citrus flavour of lemongrass goes beautifully well with mint and rum. Use the lemongrass stalk as a stirrer in this delicious mojitos.

Remove the tough outer layers from the lemongrass. Finely chop the bulbous parts and reserve the stalks. 

Divide the chopped lemongrass, sugar, lime wedges and mint leaves between 2 tall glasses and use the end of a rolling pin or a wooden spoon handle to muddle (mash) the ingredients together, releasing their flavour.

Divide the rum between the glasses, muddle again, then fill up with crushed ice and top up with soda water. Stand a lemon grass stalk and a mint sprig up in each glass to serve.

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  • Ingredients

  • 2 sticks lemongrass, bases trimmed
  • 3 1/2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  • handful mint leaves, plus 2 sprigs to serve
  • 75ml (3fl oz) white rum
  • soda water, to top up the glasses
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  • Energy 739kj 176kcal 9%
  • Fat 0.5g 1%
  • Saturates 0g 0%
  • Sugars 23.8g 26%
  • Salt 0.1g 2%

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Carbohydrate 24.1g Protein 0.4g Fibre 0.8g

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