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Genmaicha Tea

Author: Jee Choe
How to make hot & iced genmaicha tea properly.
4.8 from 6 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Steep Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Yield1 serving



  • Boil water.
    If using an electric kettle with temperature setting, set it to 170°F. Heat a little more water than needed so that it can be used to warm up the teapot. (Filtered water is best.)
  • Warm up teapot.
    Pour some hot water into the and swirl it around a bit. Discard the water.
  • Put genmaicha into teapot and add hot water.
  • Cover teapot and steep for 3 minutes.
  • Strain genmaicha leaves and pour hot tea into a teacup.


1. Put genmaicha and cool or room temperature water in a pitcher or glass container.
Filtered water is best for a better tasting iced tea.
2. Cold brew for 3-6 hours.
3. Strain tea leaves and pour tea into a cup.
Ice is optional since the tea is already cold.
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