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Orange peel tea recipe

Use one basic recipe to make all versions of orange peel tea.
Course Drinks, tea
Cuisine World
Keyword Orange peel tea, Orange tea
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 123kcal

Ingredients

Classic Orange Peel Tea (Plain)

  • ½ peel of an orange (I used kennow orange)
  • cups water
  • 2 green cardamom or ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder, optional
  • 2 inch cinnamon broken in chips or ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon juice or more to taste (skip if making chai milk tea)
  • 2 tablespoon honey or sugar or any sweetener of your choice to taste.

Add below ingredients to make specific orange tea.

    Orange Green Tea

    • 2 bag green tea or 1½ teaspoon loose green tea

    Orange Black Tea

    • 1-2 black tea bag or ½-1 teaspoon black tea powder

    Orange Chai Tea

    • 2 black tea bag or 2 teaspoon black tea powder
    • ½ cup milk

    Orange Ice Tea

    • 2 black tea bag or 1 teaspoon black tea powder
    • ½ cup orange juice
    • 1 cup ice cubes

    Instructions

    Orange peel tea Plain

    • Choose brightest, freshest orange for peel. Remove any spot or marked areas.
    • Thinly slice the peel.
    • Bring water to boil and add all spices and orange peel. Simmer for 1-2 minutes until color of water changes.
    • Add sweetener of your choice and lemon juice.

    Steep

    • Turn off heat and cover. Let the tea sit for 15 minutes. For stronger taste leave it up to one hour. Do a taste test, adjust lemon and sweetner if needed. Reheat, strain and serve.

    Orange Green Tea.

    • After steeping in the last step of plain oranfe tea add the green tea and boil for 30 sec. Strain and serve.

    Orange Black Tea

    • After steeping, in the last step of plain orange tea add black tea and boil for 60 secs. Strain and serve.

    Orange peel chai (skip lemon juice)

    • After steeping, in the last step of plain orange tea add black tea and boil for 60 secs. Add milk in black tea and boil for another 60 secs. Strain and serve hot.

    Orange Ice Tea.

    • After steeping, in the last step of plain orange tea add black tea and boil for 60 secs. Strain and let it cool for 10 minutes at least. Then add orange juice and ice. Serve with straw and more ice. Enjoy chilled.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1cup | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1mg