Chicken with Ginger and Lemongrass

I’m not sure where I got the inspiration to make this dish from. But I love the flavours of ginger and lemongrass in this. All I wish is to have a clay pot and gas stove to cook this in!

I’m pleased to let you know that reducing in carbs for a few weeks has resulted in a stronger me. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still eating carbs- just not every day and also, just realising how much carbs are there in natural occurring food anyway like fruit. It has also tested in my ability to think out of the box and cook with more protein!

Having chinese meals is actually not that difficult. The only thing that I need to not eat is rice. Other than that, it’s meals-as-usual in our household. My hubby on the other hand, is excited as he started to see more dishes like lamb, pork, salmon and beef presented to him for dinner.

I think Chicken with Ginger and lemongrass has a thai or even vietnamese feel to it. Nevertheless, I hope you will enjoy this as much as we did.

Chicken with Ginger and Lemongrass (serves 4)
500 grams chicken thigh chopped
1 small knob of ginger sliced
1 tablespoon of garlic
2 red chill padi chopped
2 stalk of lemon grass-white bit chopped
1/2 cup of water- or chicken stock
2 tsp of fish sauce
pinch of salt
squeeze of lime or lemon
fresh spring onions chopped

Saute ginger, garlic and chill. Cook lemon grass with it as well. Brown chicken in pan. Then add stock/water, fish sauce and pinch of salt. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve with lime/lemon juice and spring onions.

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