Vietnamese Lime Soda

Soda Chanh

Vietnamese Lime Soda
Your rating: None Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
Author: tum
Date: 6-2-10
Servings: 1
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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Soda Chanh (lime soda) is often listed on Vietnamese restaurant menus. Get revitalized from the hot sun with this refreshing Vietnamese beverage.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar (add more to suit your sweetness preference)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon of simple syrup (made by first boiling together equal parts sugar and water, then letting it cool)
  • 3 mint leaves, torn if large (optional)
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cups seltzer water
  • ice cubes
  • lime wedges for garnish
  • mint leaves for garnish

Recipe Steps:

  • In a tall glass, pour in powdered sugar. If you are using mint leaves, muddle it with the powdered sugar for a few seconds. Layer the glass with lime juice and simple syrup. Add ice cubes until filled to 3/4 of the glass.
  • When you are ready to serve or consume, slowly pour seltzer water over the ice cubes. Stir with a a spoon or straw. Decorate glass with a sprig of mint and wedge of lime.

Serving Size: 1
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

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lamiaspet wrote 4 yearss ago

i have limes on hand now that i make so many recipes from this site so i tried this (it helps that produce junction has limes 10 for $1-$2!) light, refreshing. i didn't have the powedered sugar. but i didn't put too much sugar anyway.