Thursday, September 17, 2009

Chicken - Thai Pandan Leaf Wrapped Chicken

Apparantly its called gai haaw bai dteuy. Doesnt matter anyways. This was my all time fav thai food as a kid!! What can get better? :) Cheers


150g chicken cut in cubes size of a thumb
2 inch lemon grass
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp coconut milk
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp shao xing wine
pinch pepper

5 tbsp water
3 tbsp soy sauce
2.5 spoon sugar
2 inch lemongrass
1 piece ginger
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp sesame seeds
pinch pepper

Pandan Leaves

Preperation Methods:

Use mortar to mince lemongrass and garlic and add ress of ingredients and marinate overnight. Alternatively use a blender and blend all the ingredients and marinate chicken.

Fold pandan leaves and stuff chicken in. Or wrap and hold with toothpick. Heat oil for frying on medium and fry chicken till cooked. About 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

For sauce, heat a tbsp of oil, add ginger and lemongrass and fry till fragrant. Add soy sauce, water and sugar and simmer till sauce thickens. Add sesame seeds.

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