Coconutty Thai Iced Tea Recipe

Coconutty Thai Iced Tea Recipe

[Photograph: Andrea Hernandez]

  • Yield:serves 2
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:10 minutes


  • 2 bags black tea
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup shaved or shredded coconut (to rim glass)


  1. 1.

    Boil water and let tea steep 3-5 minutes. Stir in sugar, and allow tea to cool to room temperature.

  2. 2.

    Dip the corner of a folded paper towel in coconut milk, and brush evenly around the rim of each glass. Spread shaved coconut on a clean surface, and gently press the rim of each glass into the coconut to coat it.

  3. 3.

    Pour tea carefully into two glasses. Add 1/2 cup coconut milk to each glass. Add ice and serve immediately.