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Ginger 'juice'

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Chinese Food Made Easy


  1. Heat the water in a small saucepan and add the ginger pieces. Bring to the boil, add the rock sugar and reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer for five minutes, then strain into a cup and serve.


  • 500ml/17fl oz boiling water
  • 2cm/1in piece fresh root ginger, peeled, sliced
  • 3cm/1½in cube rock sugar or 2-3 tbsp soft brown sugar

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