Lemongrass-Cilantro Chicken with Honey Dipping Sauce
Pings (simple grilled dishes), like these juicy grilled chicken breasts, are very popular all over Laos. Bruising the lemongrass is an essential step that helps release its flavor into the marinade, which can also be used for fish or pork. More Grilled Chicken Recipes
The honey dipping sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Serve the sauce at room temperature.
Steamed sticky black rice.
Beer Crisp, citrusy lagers, like the one from Beerlao, a partially government-owned Lao brewery, complement super-aromatic dishes like this chicken. Beerlao can be tricky to find in the US, so look for an equally fresh lager, like Peroni.