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25 Lemongrass Recipes to Freshen Up Your Meals

If you’re looking for a way to freshen up your cooking, try these incredible lemongrass recipes.

This fragrant herb has a citrus flavor that pairs well with an array of dishes.

From soups and curries to stir-fries and desserts, it adds a fresh taste to anything.

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In this post, you’ll find something new and exciting to add to your menu.

Here are some of my favorite lemongrass recipes to freshen up your meal plans. Enjoy!

1. Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken 

Jazz up your regular dinner rotation with a flare of Asian cuisine. This dish stars lemongrass marinade to add flavors to the chicken.

The secret to this dish is the marinade which combines fresh, citrus, and umami flavors.

It makes the chicken burst with flavors whether you grill, sautée, or bake it.

Once you get a bite of this, you’ll absolutely want to dig in for more!

2. Lemongrass and Sriracha Grilled Shrimp

Looking for a quick and delicious dish for your next cookout? This lemongrass and sriracha grilled shrimp is a perfect choice!

The citrus flavors of lemongrass paired with the spice of sriracha capture summer in one bite. So fire up the grill and give this recipe a try!

3. Ginger Lemongrass Soup with Coconut Milk

This is my go-to dish when the weather gets cold and the days get gloomy.

This recipe packs a ton of healthy, comforting flavors to brighten up the day.

It’s loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs with a zing of aromatic, zesty flavors. The coconut milk perfectly contrasts the citrusy lemongrass.

It’s a truly divine combination.

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A bowl of this soup feels like a warm blanket of comfort that’ll boost your mood.

4. Vietnamese Noodle Bowls with Lemongrass Chicken

Indulge in the festival of flavors and textures with a bowl of this noodle dish! 

Vietnamese noodles with lemongrass chicken will surely be the center of your dinner table.

Not only will it brighten up your dinner table, but it’s sure to impress your guests.

This dish combined the chewy noodles with tender seared chicken and fresh, crisp lettuce.

Every bite gives a burst of flavors and textures that’ll have your tastebuds jumping.

5. Fresh Lemongrass Tea

I always keep a long list of refreshing beverages to cool me off every summer. And this fresh lemongrass tea is my savior from the heat!

It’s basically just water, lemongrass, and sugar, best served with a lot of ice. Every sip of this fresh tea is perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up.

6. Vegan Lemongrass Fried Rice

Oh, lemongrass fried rice. How I love thee! It’s great on its own, but it goes along with almost any dish.

There’s something about that zesty and spicy flavor that just makes my taste buds sing.

Plus, it’s healthy, easy to make, and very versatile to fit any dietary restrictions.

What’s not to love?

7. Lemongrass Roasted Chicken

I’m always looking for ways to amp up chicken dinners, and this recipe is truly heaven-sent.

It’s the perfect roast to serve on special occasions that’ll brighten up your dinner table.

The chicken absorbs the fresh, zesty flavors of the chicken as it roasts to perfection.

A bite of this crispy, juicy chicken will absolutely fill your heart with delight.

8. Lemongrass Tofu

If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy vegan meal, look no further than this lemongrass tofu recipe. 

The fresh lemongrass, chili, and garlic combination make the tofu pop bright flavors.

Plus, it’s packed with protein and nutrients, so you’ll surely be satisfied after eating it. 

Trust me, even the most devoted meat-eaters will love this meal!

9. Lemongrass Chicken with Rice and Zucchini

Nothing compares to the burst of flavors packed in one bowl of this recipe. It’s a blend of creaminess and zestiness with a bit of spice.

The chicken is sautéed and simmered to perfection in a flavorful sauce.

It’s topped with a steaming bed of white rice garnished with fresh herbs.

This dish is sure to become a family favorite!

10. Easy Green Curry Paste

Do you love exploring different cuisines? If so, add a flare of Thai flavors to your pantry with this green curry paste.

This aromatic, flavorful, and zesty curry recipe will be a staple in your pantry. It has a range of uses that can amp up every dish your make.

11. Red Curry Lemongrass Soup

Have a SOUPer day with this red curry lemongrass soup that’ll surely delight you. This dish combines fresh, spicy flavors in a warm bowl of broth. 

The lemongrass and curry perfectly blend to contrast the spice and citrusy flavors.

You can serve it with steaming white rice to make it more filling and hearty.

12. Coconut Broth Clams with Lemongrass

Have you ever tried a dish that combines seafood with coconut milk? If not, you’re in for a treat!

This coconut broth clams with lemongrass is the perfect blend of fresh, creamy, and umami flavors.

It’s ideal if you want to impress your guests or if you want a treat for yourself.

13. 20-Minute Thai Chicken Salad

This recipe is my go-to whenever I’m staring down a busy day. Thai chicken salad is a lifesaver if I want a filling meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

The fresh veggies and tender chicken is a match made in heaven. It’s tossed in a zesty lime and lemongrass dressing that makes this dish pop.

The best part? A bowl of this salad is filled with vibrant colors that’ll leave you drooling!

14. Healing Lemongrass & Mushroom Broth

Get rid of the sniffles and the coughing with a bowl of this comforting soup.

Healing lemongrass and mushroom broth originated in Vietnam, featuring light and delicate flavors. 

This recipe only requires five ingredients, a few minutes, and a lot of love. 

The best part? You can make this ahead of time and reheat it when you’re ready. It gives more time for the broth to infuse all the good flavors.

15. Lemongrass Wings

Is there anything better than biting into a delicious, juicy wing? How about if that wing is extra-tasty and smothered in a flavorful lemongrass sauce? 

The lemongrass gives the wings a nice citrus taste that’ll tantalize your tastebuds. They’re the perfect appetizer or main course for any occasion. 

16. Grilled Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Summer calls for grilling up some delicious lemongrass beef skewers!

The lemongrass marinade infuses fresh flavors to the meaty goodness of the beef. 

With a few simple ingredients, you can create flavorful and juicy skewers that everyone will love.

So fire up your grill and treat yourself to this succulent beef skewer!

17. Lemongrass Coconut Noodles with Shrimp

Are you in the mood for something creamy, citrusy, and totally delicious? Then you’ll want to try these lemongrass coconut noodles with shrimp. 

They’re easy to make and can be on the table in no time, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Plus, it’ll brighten up your dinner table with its vibrant colors.

18. Fish Soup with Lemongrass

If you’re looking for ways to add fish to your diet, fish soup with lemongrass is the one! 

A bowl of this recipe looks like an ocean of flavors with an enticing aroma.

Using a few ingredients and following minimal steps, this dish is ready in just 25 minutes!

19. Thai Ground Chicken Lettuce Cups 

Are you looking for a fun way to serve veggies to picky eaters? If so, you should try these Thai ground chicken lettuce cups.

The lettuce cups are filled with ground chicken mixed with ginger, lemongrass, and peanuts.

Every bite of this dish feels light, yet it’s bursting with flavors and textures.

20. Lemongrass and Ginger Pork Patties

These pork patties are packed with flavor thanks to the lemongrass and ginger. They make a great hearty dish that is perfect for any occasion. 

There are plenty of ways to enjoy this dish! Serve it with rice, add in salads, or enjoy it on its own with the perfect sauce. 

21. Lemongrass & Wasabi Asian Style Chicken Nuggets 

Spice up your classic chicken nuggets with the addition of lemongrass and wasabi.

This recipe showcases a flare of Asian cuisine to plain chicken nuggets.

The lemongrass adds fresh flavors, and the wasabi adds heat to every bite. It’s the perfect recipe to jazz up your regular dinner rotation.

22. Crispy Baked Egg Rolls

If you love egg rolls, you’ll go crazy for these crispy baked egg rolls! They’re easy to make and the perfect blend of bold and fresh flavors. 

The classic crunch will welcome as you bite into the flavorful filling of the rolls. Serve these with your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy!

23. Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls with Lemongrass Beef 

Before I knew this recipe, I thought making spring rolls would be a lot of work. But surprisingly, it’s super easy to make at home.

These Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are perfect for a light and healthy lunch or dinner.

The lemongrass beef is flavorful, wrapped around spring rolls paired with fresh herbs. 

Plus, they’re easy to make and super fun to eat! Trust me, you’ll love these rolls.

24. Thai-Style Limeade with Lemongrass and Lime Leaves

Whenever it gets unbearably hot during the summer, I always crave some fresh beverages.

Luckily, I found this recipe that’ll make sitting under the sun a breeze.

A cold glass of this limeade brings citrus goodness that’ll instantly give you a fresh feeling.

This is also perfect for serving at cookouts paired with grilled dishes.

25. Blueberry Lemongrass Pound Cake

Who knew that blueberries and lemongrass could be such a delicious combination? 

I was pleasantly surprised when I made this blueberry and lemongrass pound cake.

The cake is moist and flavorful, with a lovely hint of lemon freshness. 

If you’re looking for a unique twist on a classic dessert, give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed!

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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