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lemongrass chicken

Recipe by
Beverley Williams
San Antonio, TX

This is one of the recipes most requested by my family.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For lemongrass chicken

  • 2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 stalk
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c

How To Make lemongrass chicken

  • 1
    Cut chicken into bite sized pieces. Chop lemongrass finely 1/4 inch from the bulb.
  • 2
    Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok.
  • 3
    Add lemongrass, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook 5 minutes until aromatic.
  • 4
    Add chicken pieces and stir fry 5 minutes until browned. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • 5
    Reduce heat to medium-low. Melt sugar until it caramelizes. Stir in chicken mixture until it is coated.
  • 6
    Add fish sauce and water. Cook stirring gently for 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve with rice.

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