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Lemon Grass Turmeric Chicken ~ 香茅姜黄鸡


This is a simple yet delicious dish with a few easily available ingredients.  The lemon grass lets outs a citrusy fragrance while the yellow turmeric spice lends a beautiful colour to the dish.  Turmeric not only helps to boost food flavours but it also has many benefits which includes helping to ward off dementia and reduce the risk of cancer, just to mention a few.





Lemon Grass Turmeric Chicken ~  香茅姜黄鸡

Ingredients

  • 2 whole leg of chicken, about 700 gm, chopped
  • 2 stalks of lemon grass, finely choppped
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.1.2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1.12 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 50 ml water
  • a dash of seasalt
Method
  1. Marinate the chicken with the chopped lemon grass, sauces, brown sugar and turmeric powder for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Heat up a non-stick pan with the cooking oil, pan-fry the marinated chicken, add in the water, cover with lid and let it simmer till the chicken is tender and cooked thoroughly.
  3. Fine tune to taste, dish up and serve.


Comments

  1. I love turmeric flavoured dishes. This looks really moreish and flavoursome, Cheah.

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    1. Thank you, Angie and there are many nutrients in Turmeric!

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  2. WOW! This turmeric chicken looks so delicious! I want to cook this too with extra rice :D

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    1. Yes, very delicious to go with white rice!

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  3. Hi Soke Hah, I cooked this dish yesterday and I like it. Tastes is just nice. Instead of chopping the lemongrass, I actually used blended lemongrass bought from the wet market. Thanks for sharing. Thinking of preparing this with free range chicken, should be good, too.

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    1. Good to hear that, and will definitely taste better with free range chicken!

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