Chicken with Lemon Grass Recipe

Chicken with Lemon Grass Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg Roasting chicken

4 stalks Lemon grass (white part only)

3 Scallions

1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper

2 tablespoons Oil

2 Fresh red chilies, seeded and chopped

2 teaspoons Sugar

1/2 cup Roasted peanuts, finely chopped

2 tablespoons Fish sauce

Salt to taste

Extra black pepper to taste

 

Method :

Cut the chicken into bite-size serving pieces. Slice the lemon grass and bruise with mortar and pestle. Finely slice the scallions, including the green leaves. Mix the chicken with pepper, lemon grass, salt and scallions. Set aside to stand for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a wok and when hot, add the chicken mixture and stir fry for 3 minutes. Add chilies and stir fry on medium heat for a further 10 minutes or until chicken no longer looks pink. Season with sugar and pepper and add peanuts. Stir well. Add fish sauce and toss to distribute evenly. Then serve with rice or noodles.

 

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