Korean Yuja Cha(Yuzu Citron Tea Recipe)

  • PrepTime: 10 Mins
  • CookTime: 0 Mins
  • TotalTime: 10 Mins


  1. For the Yuja Chung (Citron Tea Marmalade):
  2. 5 yuja fruits (citron or yuzu), scrubbed clean
  3. 3/4 cup honey
  4. 1/4 cup very warm water
  5. For the Yuja Cha (Yuja tea):
  6. 1 spoonful yuja chung
  7. 1 cup hot water


  1. Slice the yuja fruits thinly and quarter them. Leave the peel intact but remove the seeds.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve the honey in the warm water, making a thick syrup.
  3. Add the yuja fruit slices to the honey mixture, mixing to combine to make the yuja chung (yuja marmalade).
  4. Keep in a closed container at room temperature for 1 day and then store in the refrigerator.
  5. To make tea, dissolve one spoonful of yuja chung into hot water.
  6. When you drink the tea, you also eat the bits and pieces of yuja fruit and rind that come your way.