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Lemongrass Sauce Chicken Recipe

Lemongrass Sauce Chicken Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 500 g (1 lb) boneless chicken thighs, skin removed
    • 3 tablespoons oil
    • 3 stalks lemongrass, midsections only, minced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 shallots, thinly sliced
    • 3 bird’s-eye chilies, minced
    • 1 bell pepper, cut into bite-sized chunks
    • 1 carrot cut into thin sticks
    • 80 ml (1/3 cup) Fish Sauce Syrup
    • 1–2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 1 sprig coriander leaves, coarsely chopped

Marinade :

    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
    • 2 tablespoons oil

Method :

    1. Make the Fish Sauce Syrup.
    2. Cut the chicken into large bite-sized pieces. Place the chicken and the Marinade ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and set aside for 30 minutes.
    3. Heat the oil in a wok or skillet and fry the lemongrass, garlic, shallots and chilies until fragrant. Add the chicken, stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add the bell pepper and carrot and stir-fry until the chicken is almost done. Add the Fish Sauce Syrup and lime juice and cook for another 2–3 minutes. The mixture should have a gravy-like texture.Add some water if it is too dry.
    4. Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving plate; sprinkle with coriander leaves before serving.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking time : 10 mins