F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)

Lemongrass-Grilled Chicken

  • ACTIVE: 25 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 8

Serve half of this chicken one night and save the rest for making Lemongrass Grilled Chicken and Rice Noodle Stir-Fry later in the week.

  1. 2 stalks of fresh lemongrass, tender inner bulb only, minced
  2. 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  3. 2 jalapeños, seeded and minced
  4. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  5. 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  6. 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce
  7. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for brushing
  8. 8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts halves (about 6 ounces each), butterflied
  9. Steamed white rice, lime wedges and chopped cilantro, for serving
  1. In a mortar, pound the lemongrass with the ginger, jalapeños and garlic, then add the brown sugar and pound to a paste. Stir in the fish sauce and the 2 tablespoons of oil. Rub the paste all over the chicken and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 6 hours.
  2. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Brush the chicken with oil and grill over high heat, turning once, until lightly charred outside and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Serve with rice, lime wedges and chopped cilantro.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.