Thai Lemongrass Chicken (Gai Sai Takrai)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 160.7
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,562.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 29.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 boneless-skinless Chicken Breasts
    4 Tbsp Lime Juice
    4 Tbsp Fish Sauce
    4 Tbsp Chicken Broth
    1-2 tsp ground dried red Thai chilis
    1 tsp Granulated Sugar
    4-5 Kaffir Lime Leaves, shredded
    2 Tbsp Shallots, chopped
    2 cloves or 2 Tbso thinly sliced Garlic,
    4 Tbsp sliced freshLemongrass
    4 Tbsp chopped Onions
    2 Tbsp chopped spring onion (Scallions/green onion)

    Mix the lime juice and fish sauce, and marinade the chicken for about an hour.

    Pound the lemongrass with a mallet or meat tenderiser, and then very thinkly slice it.

    Heat a little oil in a wok or skillet to medium high heat, add the shallots, onions, garlic, ground dried red Thai chilis and lemongrass, and stir fry until aromatic.

    Add the chicken and marinade and stir fry until it starts to change color. Add the remaining ingredients and stir fry until heated through and the chicken is fully cooked.

    Serve with steamed Thai Jamine rice.

    Can also be made with shrimp


Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STARRBYRD.

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    Exceptional. Loved it. Served it with a bit of brown rice and some veggies. - 3/6/09

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