Sunday, October 18, 2009

Chicken with lemongrass and Thai Basil


Ingredients:
  1. Boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs - 4 pieces cut into thin strips
  2. Lemon grass - 1 stalk cut into inch long pieces and crushed with the back of a knife
  3. Thai Basil - 1 cup packed
  4. Garlic - 5 cloves sliced thin
  5. Onion - 2 cut into thick slices
  6. Green chillies - 8 cut at an angle
  7. Spring Onions - 5 stalks sliced at an angle
  8. Mushroom - 1 cup optional(I used enoki)
  9. Oil - 2 tbsp
For the sauce -mix together
  1. Fermented black bean - 1 tbsp
  2. Soy sauce - 2 tbsp
  3. Fish sauce - 1 tbsp
  4. Sambal Olek - 1 tbsp
  5. Sugar - 1 tsp
  6. vinegar - 1 tsp
Method:
Heat oil in a large frying pan and add in the sliced garlic and lemon grass and saute for a minute.
Add in the sliced chicken pieces and 4 tbsp of the sauce mix and stirfry on high heat for 5 minutes until the chicken is almost cooked.
Add in the Onion,spring onion, mushroom and half of the green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.
Taste for salt and sourness and add the sauce mixture as needed.
Add in 1/4 th cup of water and bring to a simmer .
Add in the thai basil leaves and remaining green chillies and stir well.
Turn off the flame and serve with white rice.

4 comments:

  1. Nice recipe priya...looks lovely and delicious

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  2. hi, am visiting ur site for the first time n i found quite a few interesting recipe....love ur way of step by step explanations n ur pictures r just excellent....keep up the great work

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  3. Sounds interesting!!Nice combo..Never tried these kind of recipes..will try soon.

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  4. Lovely combination. Nicely done. I'm a blogger friend of Ria's.

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