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Ginger Shots Recipe – Tea Coffee & Drinks

Ginger Shots are spicy, healthy, and non-alcoholic wellness drinks. It is usually made with fresh ginger, lemon, orange, black pepper, and honey. The I have shared here shows you how to make Ginger Shot with easy step-by-step recipe instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also shared a detailed video of this recipe to show the process visually clear. This Ginger shot is one of the best detox drinks that helps to boost immunity, weight loss, indigestion problems, cold, cough, and more. And it is usually enjoyed first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to enjoy its health benefits.

Ginger Shots in a glass
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What are Ginger Shots?

Ginger Shot is a warm, spicy, and strong-flavored non-alcoholic drink made with fresh ginger. The concentrated ginger extract is usually balanced with lemon juice, orange juice and sweetened with honey.

This Ginger Shot has been considered one of the best wellness drinks for years, especially in the Asian continent. It is usually consumed on an empty stomach at the recommended level in 1 or 2 gulps.

Even though there are many brands are available in the stores, making them at home is always healthy. A Ginger Shot can boost your immunity, reduce indigestion problems, help in weight loss, and detox away the toxins to improve your gut health.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Ginger Shot are minimal and you might have already at home. So let’s check out what they are below.

Ginger Shots Ingredients on a table
  • Ginger – Always make sure to use fresh organic ginger. Ginger usually has potential health benefits antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties
  • Lemon Juice – Loaded with Vitamin c and filled with anti viral and anti bacterial properties
  • Orange – Helps to mellow down the strong flavor of the ginger and also loaded with vitamin C and other nutritions
  • Black Pepper Powder – Pipperine in the black pepper powder helps to absob the nutrirnts from the drink
  • Honey – Manuka honey is said to be having best anti bacterial and anti oxidant properties but you can also use organic honey if thats handy for you

How to Make Ginger Shots?

The recipe I have shared here is a Homemade Ginger Shot made with fresh ginger, lemon, oranges, and honey. I have used organic honey to sweeten the drink but you can skip it or use another vegan-friendly sweetener as well. This is a non-alcoholic drink suitable for adults, and kids, and make sure to consume the recommended serving for the best health benefits.

Ginger Shots in a glass
  • Wash and chop Ginger – Wash the ginger knob in clean running water and pat it dry. Chop it into small pieces and reserve it for later use
  • Peel the oranges– Peel the oranges and separate their segments and reserve them for blending
  • Blend In a blender jar, add the chopped ginger, oranges, lemon juice, and water. Close the lid and secure the jar on the blender. Blend until everything turns smooth
  • Filter the mixture – Now open the lid and filter the mixture using a fine-mesh strainer. Make sure to mix well to extract the last drop of the juice from the mixture
  • Sweeten with honey – Pour the Ginger Shots into shot glasses and add honey to sweeten the drink
  • Serve – Serve this healthy Ginger Shot first thing in the morning on empty stomach to enjoy its full health benefits. It is also recommended not to drink more than 1 ounce (30 ml) per day by health experts (Source: Healthline)

Tips

  • Chop or Grate – I have chopped the washed ginger root and then blended it in the blender, but you can also grate the ginger and squeeze the juice from it
  • Peel or unpeel – Ginger skin is completely safe to consume but you can also scrape the skin using a spoon or peeler to avoid fibrous skin. Here I haven’t peeled the skin and you can feel free to peel or keep the skin on while making this shot
  • Oranges and lemon – Ginger is naturally warm, spicy, and zingy in its flavor, so I have added lemon and oranges to mellow done its strong flavor
  • Water – I have used water here to blend but you can also add coconut water or other fruits like apple, grapes, or pineapple for added nutrition and taste
  • Recommended Level – Experts suggest drinking only 30 ml of Ginger Shot per day and also recommend not to drink more than the suggested level to enjoy its health benefits
  • When to drink – It is suggested to drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to relish its health benefits
  • How to drink – The Ginger Shot is naturally spicy and warm and it is usually consumed in 1 or 2 swigs (gulps)
  • Health Benefits – Ginger shots are loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that soothe nausea, digestion problems, boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, helps in weight loss, and much more

Benefits

What are Ginger Shots good for? These the questions that pop up in our minds. According to NCBI, Ginger has a lot of health benefits and they are,

note: Even though Ginger Shots has many health benefits in healthy individuals there are also certain downsides in some individuals. So always make sure to seek the advice of your physician if you are unsure.

Calories

This Ginger Shot that I have shared here contains 48 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change or alter the ingredients. You can also find the detailed nutritional information in the recipe card below.

Storage Suggestions

This drink is best when consumed fresh but you can also store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in an airtight container. Always make sure to bring them to room temperature before consuming them again.

Serving Suggestions

It is usually suggested to drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to enjoy its health benefits.

You can also find similar recipes below and more at healthy drinks recipes and detox drinks recipes.

Ginger Shots Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Ginger Shots Recipe below that I hope will help you to make a healthy drink at home.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 10 serving

Ginger Shots

Ginger Shots in a glass

Ginger Shots are spicy, healthy, and non-alcoholic wellness drinks. It is usually made with fresh ginger, lemon, orange, black pepper, and honey. This Ginger shot is one of the best detox drinks that helps to boost immunity, weight loss, indigestion problems, cold, cough, and more. And it is usually enjoyed first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to enjoy its full health benefits.

Prep Time
5 minutes

Total Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 oz/½ cup Ginger, washed and chopped

  • 2 Orange

  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper Powder

  • ½ cup Lemon Juice, squeezed from 3 fruit

  • 1½ cup Water

Notes

  1. Chop or Grate – I have chopped the washed ginger root and then blended it in the blender, but you can also grate the ginger and squeeze the juice from it
  2. Peel or unpeel – Ginger skin is completely safe to consume but you can also scrape the skin using a spoon or peeler to avoid fibrous skin. Here I haven’t peeled the skin and you can feel free to peel or keep the skin on while making this shot
  3. Oranges and lemon – Ginger is naturally warm, spicy, and zingy in its flavor, so I have added lemon and oranges to mellow done its strong flavor
  4. Water – I have used water here to blend but you can also add coconut water or other fruits like apple, grapes, or pineapple for added nutrition and taste
  5. Recommended Level – Experts suggest drinking only 30 ml of Ginger Shot per day and also recommend not to drink more than the suggested level to enjoy its health benefits
  6. When to drink – It is suggested to drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to relish its health benefits
  7. How to drink – The Ginger Shot is naturally spicy and warm and it is usually consumed in 1 or 2 swigs (gulps)
  8. Health Benefits – Ginger shots are loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that soothe nausea, digestion problems, boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, helps in weight loss, and much more

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1 shot

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 49Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What are Ginger Shots?

Ginger Shot is a warm, spicy, and strong-flavored non-alcoholic drink made with fresh ginger. The concentrated ginger extract is usually balanced with lemon juice, orange juice and sweetened with honey. It is usually consumed on an empty stomach at the recommended level in 1 or 2 gulps.

What are Ginger Shots good for?

It is a healthy drink that boosts overall immunity, digestion problems, helps in weight loss, cold, cough, and detoxes the toxins from the body.

When to take ginger shot?

It is usually suggested to drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to enjoy its health benefits.

Can I store ginger shot?

This drink is best when consumed fresh but you can also store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in an airtight container. Always make sure to bring them to room temperature before consuming them again.

What are the calories in Ginger Shot?

This Ginger Shots that I have shared here contain 48 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change or alter the ingredients. You can also find detailed nutritional information in the recipe card above.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you on how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Enjoy!

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