Lime and Lemon Grass Cooler

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Total Time
15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
0 mins

A refreshing summer drink, perfect for an evening with friends! (from The Herb Bible)

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 egg white, to dip glass rims
  • 2 12 tablespoons superfine sugar, for rim dip
  • 2 limes, peeled & each cut into 8
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, coursley chopped
  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 4 ice cubes, crushed
  • 12 cup water
  • 4 lime slices
  • soda water, to top up

Directions

  1. Pour egg white into one saucer and the superfine sugar (2 1/2 Tbl) into another saucer.
  2. Frost the glass rims by dipping each glass briefly into the egg white, then into the sugar.
  3. Place teh lime pieces and the lemongrass in a food processor along with the 3Tbl sugar and crushed ice.
  4. Add the water and process a few seconds but NOT until completely smooth.
  5. Strain the mixture into the frosted glasses.
  6. Add a slice of lime to each glass.
  7. Top up with soda water to taste & serve at once.
  8. *Pierce the lime slice onto a stick of lemongrass for a party stir stick!