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thai iced tea
Thai Iced Tea
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Thai iced tea is an orange-hued cold beverage prepared with black tea, sugar and cream or milk, that is very popular in Thailand and Southeast Asia.
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 4 tablespoons Thai black tea
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 10 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup quick brown boba pearls (optional)
  • Ice or crushed ice
  1. Bring a pot of water to boil.
  2. Off the heat, add Thai black tea and sugar to the water, and steep for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Strain the tea with the tea sock or a strainer over a bowl or pitcher.
  4. Place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of cooked boba pearls (see recipe below) at bottom of tall glass (optional).

  6. Add crushed ice then pour cold infused black Thai tea.
  7. Then add 2 teaspoons of evaporated milk.
  8. Add a large straw and enjoy!
  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add boba pearls and cook on high heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain and rinse with cold water.