Melon with lemongrass syrup

March 19, 2008 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

Melon with lemongrass syrup

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 1 hour


  • 100g sugar
  • 250ml water
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, sliced
  • 1 spanspek melon, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • lemon sorbet, to serve
  • fresh mint, to garnish



Heat the sugar and water in a small pot over medium heat. Once the sugar has dissolved add the lemongrass and simmer for 10 minutes.


Pour the sugar mixture over the sliced melon and chill.


Serve with lemon sorbet and top with fresh mint.


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