Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Sautéed Chicken with Lemon Grass and Chili Recipe

(Ga Xao Sa Ot)

Ingredients : Serves 4

2

2 stalks

5 cloves

500 g

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

Red chili, seeded

Lemon grass, bulbous portions only, thinly sliced

Garlic, peeled and chopped

Chicken pieces

Salt

Ground white pepper

Sugar

Annatto seed oil

Chicken seasoning powder

Cooking oil

Method :
  • Pound or blend (process) chilies, lemon grass and garlic together until fine.

  • Marinate chicken with one-third of pounded mixture, salt, pepper, sugar, annatto seed oil and chicken seasoning powder for 30 minutes.

  • Heat oil in a wok and stir fry remaining pounded mixture until fragrant and golden brown.

  • Add chicken and stir fry for 10 minutes until chicken is cooked.

  • Stir in 125 ml water and simmer for a further 10 minutes until chicken is tender.

  • Serve with steamed rice

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