Spicy Lemongrass Seafood Delight

seafood lemongrass


Experience the bold and zesty flavors of Vietnamese cuisine with this enticing Seafood Lemongrass dish. Bursting with aromatic lemongrass and a spicy kick, this seafood medley is a true delight for your taste buds. Follow this recipe to create a restaurant-quality meal in the comfort of your home.


For the Marinade:

  1. Lemongrass: 3 stalks, finely chopped
  2. Garlic: 4 cloves, minced
  3. Chili Peppers: 2, finely chopped (adjust for spice preference)
  4. Lime Zest: 1 teaspoon
  5. Soy Sauce: 3 tablespoons
  6. Fish Sauce: 2 tablespoons
  7. Brown Sugar: 1 tablespoon
  8. Salt and Pepper: To taste

For the Seafood:

  1. Shrimp: 250g, peeled and deveined
  2. Squid Tubes: 200g, cleaned and sliced into rings
  3. Mussels: 200g, cleaned
  4. Scallops: 150g
  5. Vegetable Oil: 2 tablespoons

For Garnish:

  1. Fresh Cilantro: A handful, chopped
  2. Lime Wedges: For serving


1. Prepare the Lemongrass Marinade:

  • In a bowl, combine finely chopped lemongrass, minced garlic, chopped chili peppers, lime zest, soy sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix well to form a fragrant marinade.

2. Marinate the Seafood:

  • Place the cleaned and prepared seafood in a large bowl.
  • Pour the lemongrass marinade over the seafood, ensuring an even coating.
  • Allow the seafood to marinate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors infuse.

3. Cook the Seafood:

  • Heat vegetable oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add the marinated seafood to the hot pan and stir-fry for 5-7 minutes or until the seafood is cooked through.
  • Ensure that the shrimp turn pink, the squid is opaque, and the mussels have opened.

4. Garnish and Serve:

  • Sprinkle chopped cilantro over the cooked seafood for a fresh, herby flavor.
  • Serve the Spicy Lemongrass Seafood over steamed rice or noodles.

5. Enjoy the Spicy Lemongrass Seafood Delight:

  • Squeeze lime wedges over the dish before digging in to enhance the citrusy notes.
  • Share this delectable and spicy seafood creation with friends and family.


Elevate your seafood dining experience with the vibrant and spicy notes of this Spicy Lemongrass Seafood Delight. Perfect for special occasions or when you’re craving a taste of Vietnamese-inspired cuisine, this dish promises a symphony of flavors that will leave you wanting more.