Portuguese Lemonade

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    red bird's eye chili (peri peri pepper)
  • 7
    meyer lemons (one of them sliced)
  • 1
    cup honey (orange blossom is good)
  • 2
    tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1
    liter seltzer water, well chilled (or sparkling water, unflavored)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the pepper in a 1 1/2 liter pitcher and crush with a pestle.
  • Juice 6 of the lemons and pour the juice into the pitcher.
  • Warm the honey slightly in a microwave and add to the juice, stirring well.
  • Add the cilantro and lemon slices.
  • Just before serving, add seltzer to pitcher and stir lightly.
  • Serve over ice.
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