Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon Leaves

Gà nướng lá chanh

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon Leaves
Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (12 votes)
Author: Chef Corlou
Date: 11-8-10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
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This recipe for Gà nướng lá chanh is from Hanoi-based Chef Didier Corlou, owner and chef behind La Verticale and the recently-opened Madame Hiên. Chef Corlou, born in Brittany and who first arrived in Vietnam in 1991, is a master of mixing combining French and Vietnamese ingredients and techniques.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2000 gr chicken
  • 100 gr shallots
  • 50 pieces of lemon leaves
  • 3 soup spoons of fish sauce
  • 3 cm of fresh turmeric root
  • 4 soup spoons of cooking oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Recipe Steps:

  • Bone the chicken, cut the meat into serving pieces.
  • Chopped very well the shallots, cut julienne about 20 pieces of lemon leaves.
  • Marinate the chicken meat with a little of fish sauce, turmeric juice, salt, pepper, shallots, lemon leaves, cooking oil. Let marinate for about 2 hours (or longer if possible).
  • Cut the remained whole lemon leaves into nice rectangular pieces, roll 1 piece of chicken in each lemon leaf, put onto the bamboo skewer, and grill over the charcoal heat.
  • Serve hot with steam rice, a little light sauce with lemon juice

Serving Size: 6
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

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