Szechwan Peppercorn Basil Simple Syrup

A great simple syrup for any drink.

By / Photography By Heather Schrock | May 16, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 1½ tablespoons Szechwan peppercorns (also known as Chinese corriander)

Preparation

Add water to saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Slowly add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add basil and peppercorns. Remove from heat after 1 minute. Steep for 30 minutes. Remove basil and peppercorns. Store in a jar, refrigerated, for up to 3 weeks. 

Recipe courtesy of Amy Renee Sawyer, Bartender, The Garden Table, Mass Ave. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 1½ tablespoons Szechwan peppercorns (also known as Chinese corriander)
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