Ginger-Lemongrass Limeade Recipe

Last Update: September 28, 2022

Lemons get all the attention, but if you ask us, limes taste even more refreshing. That’s why we’re all about this Thai-style limeade. Infused with spicy ginger and subtle lemongrass, it’s practically bursting with the flavors of Southeast Asia. Surprise your guests with a glass this summer—they’ll be impressed by the twist.

Ginger-Lemongrass Limeade

Yield: 4 cups
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


2 lemongrass stalks, chopped
1 (1-inch) piece ginger, roughly chopped
Juice of 5 limes
Raw honey, to taste
Mint leaves, for serving


Place lemongrass and ginger in a saucepan with 4 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, cover, and let simmer 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let infuse 30 minutes. Stir in lime juice and honey to taste. Transfer to a pitcher or bowl, then store in fridge until ready to serve. Serve with ice and mint leaves.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

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