Recipe for Lemon Grass Chicken
This dish is slightly spicy.
submitted by Editor
3 lb chicken
4 garlic cloves
Rinse chicken and dry well. Cut into small pieces . Peel garlic and slice finely . Cut onion into halves lengthwise and then cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips.
Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add a pinch of salt, garlic and onion. Fry over medium heat until onion becomes translucent. Add lemon grass and chili.
Fry 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned. Add fish sauce, sugar and caramel sauce, mixing well . Add 1 cup water and cook 45 minutes or until chicken is tender . Stir occasionally and add more water if necessary. Serve hot with caramel sauce.
To prepare caramel sauce: Mix 1/2 c sugar with 4 tablespoons of water in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and let boil until mixture changes color.
Turn heat down to low and heat until brown. Add 1/2 cup water to mixture. Remove from heat.