What to do with leftover lemongrass

Lemongrass adds a fragrant flavour and is commonly used in Asian cuisine. Find out how you can use leftover lemongrass in your cooking.

What to do with leftover lemongrass

Recipes with lemongrass

How to use up leftover lemongrass

  • Lemongrass lemon curd
    When making lemon curd, infuse a small, bruised stick of lemongrass into the lemon juice when warming it, for a subtly different citrus flavour.
  • Lemongrass and ginger prawns
    Finely chop 1 small lemongrass stick, a thumb-size piece of ginger and 2 garlic cloves. Mix together with 1 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp vegetable oil and 1 very finely chopped shallot. Add a large handful of sustainable, shell-on prawns and turn to coat in the marinade. Marinate, covered, in the fridge, for 30 minutes. Heat a grill pan until smoking, then cook until pink and completely cooked through.

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