Add bright flavor to your favorite dishes.

By F&W Editors
Updated June 09, 2017
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From terrific summer drinks to amazing fruit salad, here's how to use the delicious herb.

1. Ginger-Lemongrass Soda

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Fresh lemongrass adds delicious sweetness to this fizzy drink.

2. Sautéed Bass with Lemongrass

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Star chef Joel Roubuchon infuses the cream sauce and finishing oil with lemongrass for this tasty fish dish.

3. Stir-Fried Vegetables with Lemongrass

Spring vegetables like asparagus are perfect for this light, fast stir-fry.

4. Spinach and Edamame Salad with Basil and Asian Dressing

Fish sauce, lime juice and lemongrass make such a delicious dressing that it's easy to forget how healthy this salad is.

5. Melon-and-Strawberry Salad with Spicy Lemongrass Syrup

This healthy fruit salad gets subtle heat from fresh chiles.
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Chiles add subtle heat to this exceptional fruit salad.

6. Lemongrass Pork and Rice Noodle Bowl

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The lemongrass pork that tops chef Nhi Mundy's noodle bowl is a secret family recipe, but we think this flavorful variation is just as delicious.

7. Tablatini

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This tropical cocktail made with pineapple juice and lemongrass is great for a summer cookout.