Lychee Delight

Goji berry is held to be a super health food. All ingredients are readily available in Asian supermarkets. Agar-based dessert = halal- and vegan-friendly!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins
16 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) can lychee, drained and juice reserved

  • ½ cup dried goji berries (wolfberries)

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 3 cups water

  • 3 ½ ounces agar-agar powder

  • 4 ounces yellow rock sugar


  1. Cut lychees in half. Soak goji berries in hot water in a bowl until softened, at least 5 minutes; drain.

  2. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; add agar-agar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until agar-agar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.

  3. Stir sugar into agar-agar mixture and cook until dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and stir reserved lychee juice into agar mixture. Pour mixture into a ring mold and add lychees and goji berries. Refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

78 Calories
20g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 78
% Daily Value *
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 92mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.