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Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken Rice Bowl

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This rice bowl recipe guarantees full-on flavour, my friends… and it’s incredibly simple, too. So simple, it’ll be on your table in well under 30 minutes, so it’s a great one for those busy midweek evenings.

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VIETNAMESE LEMONGRASS CHICKEN RICE BOWL

PREP TIME

10 minutes
COOK TIME

10 minutes
SERVES

4
Ingredients

4 chicken thigh or breast fillets

2 tbsp fish sauce

2 lemongrass stalks, bruised and white part finely chopped

1 garlic clove, finely grated

1 tsp caster sugar

½ tsp ground black pepper

steamed rice, to serve (click here to see my recipe for how to cook rice)

sliced cucumber, to serve

coriander sprigs, to serve (optional)

 

Nuoc cham sauce:

3 tbsp fish sauce

2 tbsp white vinegar

3 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp lime juice

1 long red chilli, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

Steps
Step 1

For the nuoc cham, whisk together the ingredients. Cover and set aside until ready to serve.

Step 2

Place the chicken in a large bowl. Add the fish sauce, lemongrass, garlic, sugar and pepper. Mix until well combined.

Step 3

Preheat a barbecue or char-grill plate to high. Remove the chicken from the marinade and cook for about 5 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Set aside for 5 minutes to rest. Serve with steamed rice, cucumber and coriander (if using). Drizzle with nuoc cham sauce.

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Sheryl
August 17, 2022

Absolutely delish!

Minimal fuss, minimal ingredients yet bursting with flavor! Love it! I pan fry mine and serve over rice or rice vermicelli noodles. An absolute must-try!

Rohana
June 14, 2022

It’s delicious! Try it!

Love this recipe so much. Easy to get ingredients! I put everything In the food processor and baked the chicken.

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