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Lemongrass Chicken

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Ingredients
  Lemongrass stalks 2
  Boneless chicken breast 1 Pound, cut into strips
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onions 3 , cut into 1-inch pieces
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For Stir Frying)
  Red chilies 2 , seeded and julienned
  Chopped basil leaves/Mint leaves/combination 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1. Remove tops and tough outer leaves of lemongrass and slice tender hearts as thin as possible. In a bowl combine chicken, lemongrass, 1 tablespoon of the fish sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, green onions, and garlic. Toss to coat chicken evenly and allow to marinate 1/2-1 hour.
2. In a wok or skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chiles, stir-fry a few seconds, and add chicken mixture. Stir-fry until chicken shows no trace of pink (about 3-4 minutes). Add a little water if necessary to prevent scorching. When chicken is done to taste sprinkle with remaining fish sauce, toss with basil or mint, and transfer to serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet

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