Thai Chicken With Dipping Sauce And MintFrom tippystclair 9 years ago
- *You will need to marinate the chicken overnight or as long as possible before cooking. shopping list
- 2 large chicken breasts shopping list
- peanut or veg oil for frying shopping list
- 1 large bunch mint (at least 36 leaves) shopping list
- For the marinade: shopping list
- 2 Tbsp fish sauce (Nam Plao) shopping list
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed shopping list
- 1 Tbsp caster sugar or finely ground white sugar shopping list
- For the dipping sauce: shopping list
- 4 Tbsp caster sugar or finely ground white sugar shopping list
- 3 1/2 oz/100 ml rice vinegar shopping list
- 3 Tbsp water shopping list
- 5 red chilis, deseeded and chopped (If you prefer heat then leave the seeds. The Thais do!) shopping list
- 2 Tbsp lime juice shopping list
- Dash salt shopping list
- bamboo skewers shopping list
How to make it
- Cut the chicken breasts into small cubes or chunks. Make 24-36 chunks.
- Tumble in a bowl or container with the fish sauce, garlic and sugar. Cover the chicken and marinade mixture and leave overnight in the refrigerator.
- Stir all sauce ingredients, EXCEPT lime juice and salt, in a pan. Bring to a bubbling boil and cook until reduced and syrupy.
- Lightly salt and leave to go cold.
- Process with a hand blender until fairly smooth , then stir in lime juice.
- Cool in refrigerator overnight. Remove one hour before serving.
- When ready to serve:
- Preheat wok and oil
- Drain chicken from marinade
- Fry in a fairly deep pool of oil for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
- Drain on paper towel.
- Arrange chicken and mint leaves on a plate or platter. Place the dipping sauce in a small bowl and place on the platter to the side. Arrange a bundle of skewers or cocktail sticks next to the bowl.
- Wrap the chicken chunk in a mint leaf and dip into the sauce using a bamboo skewer.
- **If you do not have time to make the sauce you can buy a good quality bottle of Thai dipping sauce and add the lime juice before serving.
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