Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Fresh Chicken with Lemon Grass and Cashew Nuts Recipe

(Thit Ga Xao Voi Sa Va Dao Lon Hot)

Ingredients : Serves 5

2

1 clove

450 g

1/2 teaspoon

15 ml

15 ml

45 ml

50 g

1 tablespoon

2

Small dried chilies

Garlic, chopped

Corn-fed chicken, sliced

Sugar

Oyster sauce

Nuoc Mam sauce or light soya sauce

Chicken stock or water

Roasted, unsalted cashew nuts

Lemon grass, chopped

Shallots, cut in quarters

Vegetable oil

Method :
  • With a drop or two of oil, stir fry the chilies until cooked evenly but not burnt. Set aside.

  • Stir fry the garlic with a few more drops of oil until golden. Add the chicken slices, sugar, oyster and Nuoc Mam sauces. Stir fry until the chicken is golden in color.

  • Lower the heat and add the stock. Cook for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • When the chicken is thoroughly cooked, add the cashew nuts, lemon grass, shallots and chilies and stir several times, being careful not to break the chilies.

  • Remove from heat and serve.

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