Lemongrass chicken. The perfect way to feature the incredible flavor of lemongrass. A touch of chili paste and brown sugar adds some sweet heat to this delicious grilled chicken. For a quick and easy meal idea, this lemongrass flavored chicken is a sure winner.
Commonly used in East Asian cuisine, the citrus aroma and lemony flavor of lemongrass makes it a stellar choice for a lip-smacking marinade for your favorite protein and vegetables. Just the right amount of this aromatic herb uplifts the entire dish.
Well, here’s an amazing recipe highlighting the beautiful flavors of lemongrass- lemongrass chicken. The addition of lemongrass alongside other ingredients adds an instant wow factor to this dish. These succulent chicken thighs taste amazing baked, fried or grilled. Feel free to choose your favorite cooking method.
Ahead, the details of this lemongrass flavored chicken.
It’s a simple combo of lemongrass, shallots, garlic, fish sauce, chili paste, brown sugar and soy sauce. Before you marinate, make a paste of lemongrass, shallots and garlic, and add this paste to the rest of the ingredients. Don’t forget to season with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper.
You’ll need to coat the chicken thighs with this lip-smacking marinade. If you have time, marinate this for at least an hour prior to grilling. Again, you can substitute chicken thighs with breasts or even whole roast chicken tastes amazing cooked in this marinade.
Cook lemongrass chicken
When summer hits, I always love to fire up the barbecue, and cook easy and delicious dishes like this Asian flavored chicken. Simply brush the grill grates with oil, place the thighs and start grilling. While the chicken is cooking, baste them with more marinade, so you can add extra flavor to the dish. Finally, rest cooked chicken for about 5-10 minutes before serving.
Easy to make and so flavorful!
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