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Dragon Well Chinese Green Tea

Longjing (or Dragon Well) is one of the most famous Chinese green teas. Here's how to brew a perfect cup.
a glass mug of dragon well tea
  • Yield 1 serving
  • Prep Time 1 minute
  • Cook Time 5 minutes, plus cooling time

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. water
  • 1 tsp. longjing tea (a.k.a. Dragon Well)

Directions

STEP 1
Heat water to a full boil, then allow to cool to 180 degrees F.
STEP 2
Load tea leaves into a tea ball or filter.
STEP 3
Pour water into a mug or a cup, then add tea and steep for three minutes.
STEP 4
Remove tea and serve.

Photography by: Terry Brennan; Food Stylist: Betsy Nelson

Robert
Robert Hanson

Robert Hanson is a food and travel writer based in Southern California.

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