Lemongrass Chilli Chicken

Chicken cooked with lemon grass, other spices and coconut milk. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Lemongrass Chilli Chicken

Main Ingredients Chicken, Lemongrass
Cuisine Thai
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Lemongrass Chilli Chicken

  • 750 grams Chicken Cut into 12 pieces on the bone (3 from each leg an
  • 2 inches Lemongrass
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch pie Ginger
  • 15-20 small Onions
  • 4 Green chillies
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind pulp
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons Oil


  1. Grind together lemon grass, garlic, ginger, small onions, green chillies, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice, fish sauce, tamarind pulp and ½ cup coconut milk to a fine paste.
  2. Transfer into a bowl, add chicken pieces. Rinse the mixer jar with ½ cup coconut milk and pour over the chicken. Let it marinate for at least 12 hours in a refrigerator.
  3. Heat oil in a thick bottomed non stick pan and lay the chicken pieces in single layer in it. Grill on high heat, till the underside turns a reddish brown. Turn over and cook the other side similarly.
  4. Reduce heat, drizzle some of the remaining marinade over the chicken pieces. Turn over and drizzle the remaining marinade, cover and cook, turning sides, till the chicken is fully cooked. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2210
Carbohydrates 203.7
Protein 32.7
Fat 131.6