Saenggang Cha (Korean Ginger Tea)

Ginger tea is good to drink any time, but is best on cold dreary days. It can also be used to soothe sore throat, relieve minor coughs, and clear mucous congestion.

Servings: 8

Ingredients

6

ounces

Fresh ginger

8

cups

water

Variation Ingredients

1

ounce

dried cinnamon strips

1

fresh lemon

(per cup)

1


teaspoon

Honey

1

tablespoon

Lemon Juice

3 or 4

pine nuts

Procedure

Preparation

Clean, peel, and thin slice the ginger.

Variation: Rinse dried cinnamon with cold water. Rinse and slice lemon.

Cooking

Bring the water to a boil, then reduce heat to low.

Add ginger (and cinnamon if used).

Simmer for about 1 hour, (add sliced lemon after 1/2 hour if desired) or longer for a stronger flavor.

Strain the liquid into a storage container.

Serve hot or cold, adding honey and/or lemon juice to each cup as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (9.6 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

33.85

Calories From Fat (12%)

4.16

Calories From Protein (6%)

1.92

Calories From Carbohydrates (82%)

27.77

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.52g

<1%

Saturated Fat 0.1g

<1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.14g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 11.27mg

<1%

Potassium 105.79mg

3%

Total Carbohydrates 8.23g

3%

Fiber 2.6g

10%

Sugar 1.31g

Net Carbohydrates 5.63g

Protein 0.66g

1%

Vitamin A 11.28IU

<1%

Vitamin C 6.8mg

11%

Calcium 56.07mg

6%

Iron 1.53mg

9%

Vitamin E 0.07mg

<1%

Vitamin D 0IU

0%

Thiamin 0.02mg

1%

Riboflavin 0.01mg

<1%

Niacin 0.23mg

1%

Vitamin B6 0.05mg

3%

Folate 4.64mcg

1%

Vitamin B12 0mcg

0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.06mg

<1%

Vitamin K 0.02mcg

<1%

Phosphorus 8.67mg

<1%

Magnesium 13.1mg

3%

Zinc 0.16mg

1%

Copper 0.08mg

4%

Manganese 0.07mg

4%

Selenium 0.19mcg

<1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 261.89g

0%

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