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Lemon Myrtle (powder or flakes)

Taste Australia
$3.50
$3.50

Lemon Myrtle is without a doubt the most popular of Australia’s native herbs, with its fresh fragrance of creamy lemon and lime; lemongrass-like flavour and aroma of lemon verbena

Strong lemon scent, the flavour derives from the essential oils within the whole plant.  Use as a rub for fish or add a punch of flavour to chicken stuffing or damper.  It complements so many culinary delights, from fish and chicken to ice cream or sorbet.

Add powder towards the end of cooking, so it is not cooked for more than 10-15 minutes, as any longer than this will destroy the delicate lemon notes. Used sparingly, about ½ a teaspoon for 500g of meat and/or vegetables, otherwise the camphor-like eucalyptus taste will dominate.

Whole leaves may be added earlier and cooked for longer to infuse, like a bay leaf.

Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), leaf, dried, ground  Nutritional Information per 100gm

Energy: 683 kJ
Fat, total: 1.8 g
Carbohydrate: 1.8g
Sodium: 33mg
Protein:  8.3g
Fat saturated: 0.5g
Sugars: 1.8g

The listed weight is the shipping weight.

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Lemon Myrtle is without a doubt the most popular of Australia’s native herbs, with its fresh fragrance of creamy lemon and lime; lemongrass-like flavour and aroma of lemon verbena

Strong lemon scent, the flavour derives from the essential oils within the whole plant.  Use as a rub for fish or add a punch of flavour to chicken stuffing or damper.  It complements so many culinary delights, from fish and chicken to ice cream or sorbet.

Add powder towards the end of cooking, so it is not cooked for more than 10-15 minutes, as any longer than this will destroy the delicate lemon notes. Used sparingly, about ½ a teaspoon for 500g of meat and/or vegetables, otherwise the camphor-like eucalyptus taste will dominate.

Whole leaves may be added earlier and cooked for longer to infuse, like a bay leaf.

Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), leaf, dried, ground  Nutritional Information per 100gm

Energy: 683 kJ
Fat, total: 1.8 g
Carbohydrate: 1.8g
Sodium: 33mg
Protein:  8.3g
Fat saturated: 0.5g
Sugars: 1.8g

The listed weight is the shipping weight.

Reviews (45)

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Flaked lemon myrtle was beautiful when I freshly ground it and added to ricotta cheesecake.
Posted by Grace on 9th May 2022

Bought a small bag of lemon myrtle powder. Delivery was fast and it added my home made blueberry jam an excellent flavour
Posted by Dan on 10th Apr 2022

One of my favourite flavours, I use it in biscuits, muffins & bliss balls ☺️
Posted by Karin Arula on 22nd Mar 2022

Additional info

SKU: LM
Weight: 15.00 Grams
Width: 12.00
Height: 21.00
Depth: 5.00
Shipping: Calculated at Checkout