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Maesil Syrup (Japanese Apricot Syrup) 매실즙

82kcal (100g)
Key Nutrients: 
Glucide (arbohydrates and sugar)
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Maesil Syrup (or Japanese Apricot Syrup) is crystallized Japanese apricots. This syrup is used to make juice by mixing it with water (syrup to water ratio of 1:4) or to make tea by adding boiling water (same ratio as juice). Maesil juice or tea is good for detox and to reenergize your body since the citric acid and picric acid in maesil syrup help liver and kidney function better. Maesil syrup is also used as a condiment to sweeten your dish.

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Sourcing & Selecting

Korean grocery store (You can buy Japanese apricots to make the syrup. Very easy!)
Try using other fruit juices.
How to Measure: 
measuring cups
Seal and keep in the refrigerator (0ºC~5ºC).

How to make maesil syrup?

Wash Japanese apricots thoroughly and drain water out.

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Remove seeds from the apricots.

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Mix apricots and sugar with a ratio of 1:1. Seal and let it mature for 3 months.

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Nutrition and Health Facts: 

Niacin 0.50mg
Sodium 12.00mg
Protein 0.80g
Glucide 106.40g
Retinol 0.00μg
β O Carotene 123.00μg
Vitamin A 23.00μgRE
Vitamin B1 0.03mg
Vitamin B2 0.02mg
Vitamin B6 0.95mg
Vitamin C 6.00mg
Vitamin E 0.89mg
Dietary Fiber 2.50g
Zinc 0.29mg
Folic Acid 8.60μg
Phosphorus 19.00mg
Lipid 0.20g
Iron 1.10mg
Potassium 292.00mg
Calcium 25.00mg
Cholesterol 0.00mg
Ash 0.70g
(of 100 grams of maesil syrup)


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