Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

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barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

This is sweet, sticky, savory, and mildly spicy. Delish

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Serves:
2-4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • FOR THE MARINADE

  • 2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 4
    boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil
  • CARAMEL SAUCE

  • 2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 6
    birds eye chilies

How to Make Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the marinade ingredients together. Add the chicken and let marinate 30 minutes.
  2. Add the oil to a skillet and cook chicken until browned on both sides and almost cooked through. About 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside. If you are using dried chilies lets soak in water for 15 minutes then drain and discard the water. Mix the caramel sauce ingredients together and add to pan and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer and simmer until it starts getting a deep amber color. Add the chicken back into the pan and swirl it around in the sauce.
  3. Cook turning a few times for 3 minutes. remove and serve immediately.

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About Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Vietnamese



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