Recipe courtesy of Nate Meyl

Asian Sweet Tea or Asian Mojito

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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4 Thai basil leaves, plus 1 for garnish

1 sugar cube

3/4 cup iced green tea

1/2 lime, juiced

1-ounce white rum

1/2 tablespoon honey

Ice cubes, as needed

1 lime wedge, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add the basil and the sugar cube. Muddle them together in the bottom of the shaker until the basil is fragrant. Pour in the green tea, lime juice, rum and honey. Stir until well mixed. Carefully pour the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish the cocktail with the lime wedge and a basil leaf.