two glasses of Jamaican Sorrel Drink next to dried hibiscus.
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Jamaican Sorrel Drink Recipe

Jamaican Sorrel Drink is colorful, refreshing and so festive!
Course Drinks
Cuisine African, American, Caribbean, Western
Keyword jamaican sorrel drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 24kcal
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry

Ingredients

  • 8 cups (1.89 L) water
  • 2 cups (256g) dried sorrel
  • 1 2-inch piece of ginger peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp allspice berries
  • 4 cloves
  • orange peel
  • simple sugar syrup or maple syrup to sweeten

Instructions

  • Boil water in pot.
  • Add in sorrel, ginger, berries, cloves, orange peel and let steep for about 1 hr.
  • While mixture is steeping, make the sugar syrup.
  • Strain sorrel juice into a pitcher and sweeten with syrup, to taste.
  • Serve your Jamaican sorrel drink over ice and garnish with orange and lime wedges.

Notes

Sorrel Drink Recipe Tips

  • This recipe uses dried sorrel. If using fresh hibiscus, the drink will be a lighter red.
  • For a deeper red color, add more sorrel.
  • When entertaining a crowd, simply double (or even triple) this recipe.
  • Prep it ahead of time and just store in the fridge until needed.
  • Spike it with rum for a delicious adults-only version.

Jamaican Sorrel Drink Serving Suggestions

Jamaican Sorrel Drink Weight Watchers Points

There is 1 Freestyle SmartPoint in a serving of this hibiscus juice drink.

Nutrition

Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 5mg