Thai Iced Tea

Cha Yen

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

Thai Iced Tea makes me think of my sister Susanne, who upon entering her local Thai restaurant, orders her first tall tumbler of Thai tea as she walks to her table. Maybe frequent enjoyment of this beautiful, scrumptious drink is the reason she herself is so sweet.

Sold in one-pound cellophane-wrapped packets in Asian markets, this finely chopped black tea is spiced with cinnamon, star anise, and vanilla, and then tinged with a bit of food coloring to create its gorgeous terra-cotta