Cilantro-Jalapeño Simple Syrup

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¾ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Getaway: Food & Drink to Transport You

By Renee Erickson

Published 2021

  • About


  • 1 cup (200 g) sugar
  • 1 bunch cilantro (


In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup (240 ml) water with the sugar, cilantro, and jalapeños and bring to a boil. With a wooden spoon, smash the jalapeños and the cilantro to release their flavor.

Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Strain. The syrup will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.