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Miss Vy's Asian BBQ Chicken

Food Weekly | 31 October, 2012 12:16

BBQ Chicken and Lime Leaf recipe all the way from Hoi An, Vietnam

Serves 4


800g boneless chicken thighs, skin off

5ml (1 tsp) sea salt

15ml (1 tbsp) sugar

2.5ml ( tsp) coarse black pepper

2.5ml ( tsp) five-spice powder

15ml (1 tbsp) ground turmeric

80ml ( cup) fresh lemon grass, pounded

4 lime leaves, finely sliced

2 cloves garlic, pounded

2 shallots, pounded

5ml (1 tsp) dried chilli flakes

5ml (1 tsp) sesame oil

15ml (1 tbsp) fish sauce

8 wooden skewers, soaked in waterfor 1 hour


Cut thighs up into 16 pieces. Place in a bowl. Add salt, sugar, pepper and five-spice powder. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Marinate for 30 minutes. Thread 2 pieces of chicken on each skewer. Grill for 4-5 minutes on each side. Serve with garlic rice. - Extracted from 'Taste Vietnam: The Morning Glory Cookbook' © Trinh Diem Vy (Phuong Dong Publishing House, 2011)


106 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

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