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Garlicky Lemongrass Chicken
© William Meppem

Garlicky Lemongrass Chicken

  • ACTIVE: 10 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 40 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6 to 8
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY

This spicy lemongrass paste is also wonderful rubbed on pork tenderloin or any firm, white-fleshed fish, such as snapper, sea bass or halibut.

Plus: More Chicken Recipes and Tips

  1. 5 plump lemongrass stalks, inner bulb only, coarsely chopped
  2. 3 scallions, white and light green parts only, coarsely chopped
  3. 1 large garlic clove, smashed
  4. 1 large jalapeño, chopped
  5. Pinch of sugar
  6. 1/4 cup vegetable oil, plus more for brushing
  7. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  8. 4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs and breasts
  1. In a food processor, pulse the lemongrass until finely chopped. Add the scallions, garlic, jalapeño and sugar and pulse until finely chopped. With the machine on, add the 1/4 cup of vegetable oil in a steady stream and process to a fine paste. Season the paste with salt and pepper.
  2. Using a small, sharp knife, make 1/2-inch-deep slashes into the chicken and rub the paste all over, working it into the slashes. Marinate the chicken for 15 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate overnight.
  3. Light a grill. Brush the chicken with oil, season with salt and pepper and grill over a medium-hot fire, turning occasionally, until browned and cooked through, about 15 minutes.
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