Best lemongrass recipes
The unique flavour of lemongrass adds a fragrant touch to dishes, including Thai-style mussels, Vietnamese pho and BBQ tamarind salmon with lemongrass, chilli and ginger
Looking for lemongrass recipes? Try our ideas below then check out our Vietnamese recipes.
Best lemongrass recipes
Thai cuisine uses fragrant flavours to create warming and comforting dishes. Our thai carrot and lemongrass soup is an easy vegetarian option with plenty of zing from the lemongrass and ginger, plus the coconut milk makes the soup really creamy.
Delicately soft barbequed sea bream, with a punchy lemongrass marinade and fiery chilli, makes for a great summer BBQ.
Our lighter take on a Vietnamese classic takes out the bread, but is still packed with lemongrass-infused pork, carrots, mooli and jasmine rice.
A Thai-style flavour combination of lemongrass, chilli and lime gives this easy-to-make baked salmon dinner a fresh, aromatic edge. Serve with generous squeeze of lime juice and basmati rice, if you like.
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These pork and lemongrass meatballs are ready in just 30 minutes but are packed full of flavour – the pickled cucumber helps to keep the flavours fresh and ties in the Asian influence, and the lettuce cups keep it healthy.
This warming beef and lemongrass stew boasting fragrant Vietnamese-flavours is a definite winner. It's a one-pot, so there's minimal washing up, and is under 300 calories but still packs a punch in terms of flavour.
Fluffy steamed rice, crunchy veg and aromatic Thai spices including lemongrass go into making this comforting chicken bowl.
Make use of tinned chopped tomatoes and infuse with lemongrass and punchy spices in this nutritious vegan soup.
These Asian-inspired chicken burgers make a great, healthier alternative to the usual beef. Pickled red cabbage on the side adds an extra kick. Serve on round lettuce leaves instead of buns.
This has to be our best, most moreish mussel recipe. A deceptively simple one-pot-meal, succulent mussels are combined with red and green chillies, lemongrass and ginger. You won't be able to get enough of them.
Tender and fragrant marinated beef is barbecued or grilled and served with rice noodles and a chilli lime dipping sauce. Great as an appetiser or light main course.
This quick and easy hot-and-sour fish soup is full of big flavours like ginger, chilli and lemongrass but is ready in just 20 minutes.
This recipe from Sri Lankan restaurant Hoppers features robust crab curry, flavoured with lemongrass, mustard seeds and fenugreek.
Wrap pork mince around lemongrass skewers before cooking for serving in lettuce leaf cups. Make an easy salad with finely chopped green beans to serve on top.
Sour tamarind counters salmon’s rich, oily flavour and gives this Thai-inspired dish a real wow factor. Find tamarind purée in the spice or Asian section of most major supermarkets.
Rather than overpowering the fruit, lemongrass adds a subtle citrus note to this intense drink. Serve the cordial diluted over plenty of ice or use to make a summery blackcurrant mojito cocktail.