Refreshing Lunch Menu With Mint and Ginger Recipes


Good food is like a great sex! Sometimes just basic ingredients add kick to your mood. Isn’t it amazing how the kitchen ingredients Ginger and mint gives a refreshing flavor along with myriad health benefits to your food? Today, my lunch menu uses the goodness of the duo from tip to toe. Here are the ginger recipes for you.

Welcome drinks

Your guests will be floored by your cooking skills when you serve them these easy mint and Ginger recipes for welcome drinks.

1. Sugar-free Lemonade- Lemonade is the most popular Non-alcoholic beverage. For the health cautious guests try Sugar Free version of ginger recipes.

ginger_recipes-LemonadeTake 2 cups of squeezed lemon juice. Mix it with a little fresh ginger juice add stevia sweetener according to your taste. Pour the mixture into a glass or jug and mix a pinch of club soda. Cool it in a refrigerator, garnish with some lemon zest and mint leaves and serve.

2. Ginger Mojitos- Mojito is an alcohol-based tropical drink perfect to welcome guests. The recipe is-

ginger_recipes-mojito-white-rumTake a saucepan add 1 cup of sugar to 1 cup water and a 1-inch piece of ginger. Boil the mixture for 5 minutes and add a handful of fresh mint leaves. Strain the mixture and add white rum. Cover the mixture and freeze it to get chilled. To serve the Ginger and mint mojito, fill a glass with some ice cubes add a little mojito base and 3 tablespoons of club soda. Stir to mix well, garnish it with fresh mint leaves and serve.

Main Course

Your guests are special, what can be better than to treat them with seafood prepared with the tanginess of ginger and freshness of mint. The following main course mint and ginger recipes are nice choices for lunch-

1. Baked Sole with Mint and Ginger-

baked-sole-ginger_recipesTake sole fillets or other delicate fish, rinse it with water and pat dry. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grind a mixture of mint leaves, oil, pepper, and salt in a blender to form a smooth paste. Apply the paste on the slices of fish; put it on the baking pan and bake it for 15 minutes or till it is evenly cooked. Serve Ginger and mint Sole hot with rice along with a salad of tomato. This makes it a healthy and delicious dish.

2. Mint and Ginger Prawns-

ginger-recipes-prawnsTo start 1 tbsp finely chopped mint, 1 carrot grated, 1/4th finely chopped cabbage, 1 sliced white part of spring onion, 1 tsp-extra virgin oil, 10 medium peeled deveined prawns are needed. Keep fresh mint leaves to garnish. Prepare a marinade by mixing grated lime zest, lime juice, grated ginger, crushed garlic clove with 1 tsp sesame oil. Put a little oil in pan and heat. Add the prawns to the dressing prepared, coat well. Heat the oil in a skillet. Now add prawns and cook for 1-2 minutes on medium flame. Put in all veggies on a serving platter. Place the cooked prawns on them. Pour the dressing over the prawns. Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot with fried rice.

A portion of mint and ginger recipe for prawns contains 202 calories.

Ginger-recipes-Mint-Pineapple-Salad3. Ginger-Mint Pineapple Salad- This simple and quick mint and ginger recipe for salad is tangy. You will need 6 cups pineapple cut into cubes, 2 tbsp sugar, 2 tsp fresh lime zest, 1tbsp lime juice, 1 tsp fresh grated ginger. Mix all ingredients well and refrigerate. Garnish with chopped mint leaves and serve with the main course.

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The richness of flavors and goodness of nutrients make these Ginger and mint beverages and main course ideal for lunchtime.

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