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Add a Zesty Touch: 5 Aromatic Recipes Using Lemongrass

How do you like it when your house smells of fragrant lemongrass that wafts through every corner of your home? The very thought is so refreshing!

There’s more to lemongrass, than just being an aromatic herb. Apart from the numerous health benefits, it adds a zesty touch while also bringing bright lemony notes to everything from soups, salads, starters to soothing teas.

Here are 5 aromatic Lemongrass recipes:

BBQ sweet chilli seafood on lemongrass sticks

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to fire up the grill. The Prawn and scallops threaded through the skewers and flavoured with lemongrass and a Thai sweet chilli sauce is simply a treat for your taste buds. Get the recipe here.


BBQ prawns on lemongrass sticks

The smoky flavour of the BBQ prawns coupled with citrusy lemongrass adds subtle flavour to this starter. Get your grills out and make this recipe for a family picnic or just enjoy this on a lazy Sunday with your family. Check out the recipe here.


Stir-fried beef with lemongrass

Fancy a stir-fry for an easy dinner over the weeknights? A must-try for all you stir-fry fans! Lemon grass, sweet chilli sauce, and beef – a winning combination all the way. Try this recipe.

Stir-fried Beef with Lemon Grass Recipe

Ginger lemongrass tea

Tired after a  long day at work? All you need is a soothing tea that rejuvenates you from within. Try this Ginger lemongrass tea over the evening. One cup of this fragrant, detoxifying and revitalizing beverage is never enough.


Image Courtesy: Renée MBM used under the Creative Commons Licence

Lemongrass tea in under a minute

Brighten your day with this aromatic lemongrass tea that can be made in under a minute. Yes you read it right – you can make it in a jiffy. This tea is known to aid digestion, lower blood pressure, and fight bacteria. Whether it’s home-grown or store-bought lemongrass this tea is all you need to fight your blues away.

lemongrass tea recipes

Image Courtesy: Andrea Nguyen used under the Creative Commons Licence

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