Spicy Lemongrass Chicken

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Wendys Kitchen

Recipe from http://besthomechef.com.au/recipe/spicy-lemongrass-chicken-with-coconut-juice/

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (200 g) chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 560 g chicken wings, cut in half at the joint, discard wing tips
  • 1 cup fresh coconut juice
  • 1 long red chili, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1 long green chili, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 3 spring onions, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 lemongrass, white part only, chopped (for the marinade)
  • 2 shallots, chopped (for the marinade)
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped (for the marinade)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (for the marinade)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (for the marinade)
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (for the marinade)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder (for the marinade)
  • 13 cup coriander leaves, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons rice bran oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes (for the marinade)


  1. Process garlic, lemongrass and shallots in the food processor until finely chopped. Place the chicken in a large non-metallic bowl. Add all the marinade ingredients and mix using your hand until combined. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry the chicken pieces with the marinade and cook for 5-6 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add the chillies and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the coconut juice, stir and cover. Cook on high heat, stirring occasionally for 6-8 minutes until the juice is reduced by half. Add the spring onion. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with steamed jasmine rice.

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