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How to Use Leftover Spring Onions in 5 Mind Blowing Ways

What’s an Asian delicacy without Spring onions ? The bright green colour not only adds a crunchy touch to the dish but also gives it an exquisite flavour.

So you bought a bunch of spring onions (aka Green onions/ Scallions) and used only a few springs to make a dish while the rest of it wilts endlessly in your refrigerator. Worry not!

How to Use Leftover Spring Onions in 5 Mind Blowing Ways

Here’s how to use leftover spring onions in 5 mind blowing ways!

Be it salads, soups, stews or stir-fries, these versatile spring onions are something that lends a special flavour. Not just that, we also, have some tips on how you can store them in the right way when you have them in abundance.

Make a Nutritious soup

 At the end of a long day, all that you will crave for is a light meal or a warm bowl of soup. Make this hearty Thai Coconut Noodle Soup and top it with spring onions. It’s ready in no time and is such a balm for your soul!

Quick Coconut Noodle Soup - reuse of leftover spring onions

Use them to make a quick one pot meal

A quick and healthy breakfast or a dinner nibble, this Pad Thai with prawns are just the kind of meal that can be consumed at any time of the day. Toss in some spring onions and you will love how it tastes!

Pad Thai with prawns (Pad Thai Goong) Recipe

Prep up a delicious fried rice

Nothing can make you drool than a colourful fried rice with the inclusion of spring onions along with other veggies and meat. Try this yellow curry fried rice for a weeknight dinner.

yellow curry fried rice - ways to reuse leftover spring onions

Toss it in a salad

 Your healthy dose of nutrients just got more vibrant. Just toss in a handful of chopped spring onions in your salad and there you have a delicious goodness in a bowl. You can’t miss making this gourmet Thai salad.

Red curried duck with glass noodle salad - how to use leftover spring onions

Save them for a pan-fried delicacy

Fresh and crispy pan- fried delicacies can be the easiest thing you can make for a quick dinner. Sprinkle on some spring onions and there you are with a fantastic dish. Here’s your recipe for a delicious Pan-fried King Prawns.

reuse of leftover spring onions

So now you know what to do when you have spring onions in abundance. If you still run out of time, save these recipes for later  and try this secret tip to store your spring onions to keep them fresh even when you aren’t planning to use them.

The water bottle trick!

Chop the spring onions and lay them on a paper towel until all the moisture is absorbed. With the help of a funnel, fill the bottle with the chopped spring onions and close it with the lid. Store it in the freezer and it will last up to 2 weeks. Amazing ain’t it?

If you think the bottle trick is time-consuming, you can just cover them with a paper towel and put them in a zip lock bag and store it in the freezer.

Be it salads, soups, stews or stir-fries, these versatile spring onions are something that lends a special flavour.

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