Jamaican Hibiscus Iced Tea

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 55mins


  • 2
    cups whole dried hibiscus flowers (a.k.a. sorrel)
  • 2
    inches ginger, sliced in thin coins for mild flavor (or chopped or grated for stronger flavor- recommended)
  • 1
    orange, zest of
  • 6
    cups water
  • sugar (about 1 cup)
  • For diluting
  • water, as desired
  • ice, as desired


  • Peel the orange and slice or grate (recommended) the ginger.
  • Add all ingredients to a pot, cover and bring to a gentle simmer. This takes about 10 minutes.
  • Then simmer for another 30 minutes to extract all the spiced goodness.
  • Cool and refrigerate overnight for strongest flavor.
  • Strain and mix with ice and water.