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Thai Iced Tea, the Jet Tila Way


Whether you need an afternoon pick-me-up or are looking for a beverage to pair with pad thai and other Southeast Asian dishes, the answer is simple: a frosty glass of Thai iced tea. Sweet and aromatic — Thai tea blends black tea leaves with warm spices like vanilla bean — it's nearly impossible not to love. Watch the video to see how chef Jet Tila makes this comforting beverage, and then print out the recipe.

Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea

Ingredients

4 cups water
1/2 cup Thai tea mix
1 to 1 1/2 cups sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons half-and-half per glass of tea

Directions

  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan.
  2. Stir in tea mix, and simmer over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in sugar, to taste. Then, strain through a sieve lined with cheesecloth into a pitcher. Refrigerate for one hour.
  4. For each drink, pour over ice and stir in three to four tablespoons of half-and-half, to taste.
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