Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Grilled Lemon Grass Chicken Recipe

(Ga Nuong Sa)

Ingredients : Serves 5-6

2 stalks



3 cloves

1 tablespoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

450 g


Lemon grass, thinly sliced

Shallots, peeled and chopped

Chili, chopped

Garlic, peeled and chopped



Soy sauce

Oyster sauce

Fish sauce



Sesame oil

Freshly ground black pepper

Chicken meat, cubed

Bamboo skewers

Method :
  • Pound the lemon grass, shallots, chili, garlic and oil until fine. Add the salt, soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, honey, sugar, sesame oil and pepper to the lemon grass mixture, stirring well to combine.

  • Place the chicken cubes in a large bowl with the paste and marinate for about 1 hour.

  • Meanwhile, start the barbecue fire. Soak the bamboo skewers.

  • When ready to eat, thread the chicken cubes on the skewers and grill over medium hot coals until done, about 4 minutes on each side.

  • Remove from the fire and serve.

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