Water Boilers & Warmers Recipes

Hot Green Tea (Sencha)

Zojirushi Recipe – Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i>

Japanese green tea, sencha, is brewed at 175°F to extract the maximum flavor. Brewing at the wrong temperature may make your tea become bitter. Getting the right temperature is easy with a Zojirushi water boiler. Just set the boiler at 175°F and enjoy this delicious cup of green tea in just minutes.

            	Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i>  Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 Tbsp. sencha tea leaves
  • 12 fl. oz. hot water (175°F)


              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 1

Fill Zojirushi water boiler & warmer with water and set temperature to 175°F.

              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 2

Place sencha tea leaves into the teapot.

              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 3

When the water temperature reaches 175°F, dispense 12 fl. oz. of the hot water into the teapot. (If using a tea kettle to boil the water, pour the boiled water into the teacup first, then pour that water into the teapot. This will cool the hot water to a suitable temperature.) Allow the tea to brew for 1 to 2 minutes.

              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 4

Pour tea into each teacup alternately so that the strength of the taste is equal for every cup.

              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 5

Serve as is.

              Hot Green Tea <i>(Sencha)</i> Step 6

Tea leaves may be used up to three times. For the second infusion, brew for a slightly shorter time, about 40 to 50 seconds. And for the third infusion, brew slightly longer.