Friday, June 24, 2011

Lemon Grass Chicken | 18 comments:


This is a super easy dish that I prepared for dinner recently.  There's practiclly no oil in this chicken dish except for the fat from the chicken leg which is very minimal.  If you prefer a light, less oil meat dish, try this!











This is very aromatic and you can serve it with white rice or bread  ............... Enjoy!

Ingredients
  • 3 chicken legs about 600 gm, skin removed, deboned and cut into 4 pieces each
  • 12 stalks lemon grass/serai
  • 5 pips garlic
  • 12 shallots
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.1/2  Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1.1/2  Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2  tsp dark soya sauce
Preparation
  1. Smash up 8 stalks of  lemon grass and slice up the remaining 4 stalks thinly, mix them into the chicken pieces.
  2. I used a garlic press to press out the shallots and garlic and mix these into the chicken as well.
  3. Add in the brown sugar, fish sauce and salt.  Mix well. (Best to marinate this overnight, keep refrigerated).
  4. Put the chicken pieces into a wok, add in the dark soya sauce, water, cook under medium to low heat.
  5. When the sauce is semi-dry, discard the crushed lemon grass and pan-fry the chicken till dry.
  6. Test for taste, dish up.
  7. Serve

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18 comments:

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  1. Ooo... these chicken must be so frangrant & flavourful. Hmm... I can almost smell it here too. Yummm... Oh wow, time flies so quickly. Another weekend to come! Have a great day.
    Kristy

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  2. Sound simple and look delicious.

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  3. Sounds delicious and very appetizing! I like it that it is so easy to prepare.

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  4. Another simple and delicious dish to try, I like:D

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  5. Cheah, I can smell the aroma of this chicken dish and definitely can eat with extra rice.. so yum..yum!

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  6. This must be a very delicious dish...full of flavour. I love it. I will eat the whole plate...all for myself...hehe

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  7. Cheah, I have never use lemongrass for chicken dish...it must be very flavorful and fragrant...I must try this out for sure. Thanks, will cook this for our meal....can imagine how tasty this is and healthy too :)

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  8. The chicken must have tasted really good cooked with lemongrass.

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  9. this is kind of a new marinating ingredients to me for lemongrass chicken, thanks for sharing it with us!

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  10. Wah, so easy to make and yummy,kids will love it.

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  11. Kristy
    Thanks. Oh yes, time really flies nowadays. You have a lovely weekend too!

    Yummy Bakes
    Yes,it's easy. So try it!

    Biren
    Yes, suits lazy me!

    Jeannie
    Easy and delicious!

    Anncoo
    This is indeed very appetising!

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  12. Must be super fragrant with all the aromatics

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  13. MaryMoh
    Yes, it's delicious and aromatic!

    Elin
    Think your WB will like it!

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  14. Love the lovely lemongrass frangrant. This looks very delicious.

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  15. Zoe
    Yes, the lemongrass sure gives great aroma!

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  16. that sound simple enough for me to try myself! that said, it doesn't look any less delicious, love the smell of lemongrass!

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  17. How did I miss this? Sounds absolutely fantastic. Must have smelt great too.

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  18. Shu Han
    Yes, it's indeed very easy to prepare.

    Shaz
    Oh yes, lemon grass is truly aromatic.

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