Lemongrass is a universal recipe used in food and even drinks to increase the rich taste. Although primarily used in Vietnamese cuisines, it has a unique use in different parts of the world.
Some countries use it primarily for tea, while it’s a staple in cuisines for others. Whatever you choose to do with it, you are assured of the savor it brings.
Which Grocery Store Aisle is Lemongrass in?
Your first destination for fresh stalks of Lemongrass should be the produce aisle. It’s usually found next to the fresh produce/veggies and fruits. Next, you will find the pureed Lemongrass among herb pastes in the spice section.
Almost every Grocery store should have Lemongrass sitting in a rack.
To recap, here are the places you should check;
- Produce Aisle – For fresh Lemongrass
- Spice – For Pureed (dried option)
However, if you don’t find it there, ask the staff; they’d be happy to point you in the right direction. Even better, they may get it for you.
Grocery Stores that Sell Lemongrass
Amazon boasts of a variety of Lemongrass from the organic premium grade to the frontier co-op organic cute sifted lemongrass. In addition, they have both the pureed and fresh option.
What’s more? You can order online and in bulk at a discount price. Yes, Amazon will deliver it to your address.
Walmart has a good mix of Lemongrass from the dried paste and even the whole plant for those who want to grow it in their backyard. The popular choices are the lemongrass whole and spice hunter Gourmet. Like Amazon, you can get items delivered to you.
On a brighter note, Walmart has an online store locater on their website, log in and search for the closest Walmart store with Lemongrass.
Check the spice/ produce section; there a many lemongrass brands to choose from.
Walk into any Publix store, and you will find different Lemongrass stalks and paste in the produce section.
Lemongrass is native to Asians, and there’s no better place to start your search than the Asian market. They sell the stalks and processed Lemongrass.
Local Food Store
The local food store close by should have either fresh Lemongrass or pureed one.
The Produce section is where you will find Lemongrass paste when you walk into the Wegmans store. Again, there are different brands to choose from.
Safeway has Lemongrass and stir-in paste perfect for tahini and salad dressing. They sell different brands of (both dried and fresh).
Vons is another hotspot you can find these options.
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