Quan Shui Wet Market

Lemon Basil

Flavour Of The Herb

⁠Unique herbal, sweet, and tangy flavour with notes of lemon mixed with anise.

Health Benefits

Helps in bone strengthening: Lemon basil is rich in anti-inflammatory beta-carotene and vital vitamin K, crucial for blood clotting and bone health.

Suggested Recipes

Lemon Basil and Garlic Shrimp Skewers (recipe here)

Ingredient recommendations: Live Prawns 鲜虾 and Chinese Old Garlic 老蒜

Creamy Lemon-Basil Chicken (recipe here)

Ingredient recommendations: GG™ AnXin Boneless Breast 起骨鸡胸

Fun Facts 

Did you know? Lemon basil gets its name from the delightful lemony aroma and taste it adds to dishes, resembling a fusion of basil and lemon.

Parts to Use

The leaves 

How to Harvest

Harvest and cut the upper leaves and stems.

Please note that these items are not for sale and are exclusively available for free at the Quan Shui Wet Market's Herbs and Spice Garden, located in front of our flagship Upper Thomson store at 50 Tagore Lane, #B1-01, Singapore 787494. 

You are welcome to pick and take them home as a complimentary gesture from us. We kindly ask that you pick the herbs mindfully, ensuring that other Pasar Kakis can also enjoy the experience.