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Kaffir Lime Syrup

Yield Makes 2/3 cup


  • 3 Kaffir lime leaves or 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer 4 minutes or until mixture has reduced by half.

  2. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

CanoeHouse Restaurant, Mauna Lani Resort, Hawaii