Thai Chicken Larb With Tasty Herbs

19:22' 21-02-2018
Larb is a meat and salad dish popular in both Thailand and Laos. You can make it with either chicken or pork mince.

    Thai Chicken Larb in lettuce

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    The combination of lemongrass, ginger, fresh coriander and mint gives it a lively flavour. Adding peanuts is also a good idea, if you have no allergy problems in your family.

    On top of all that, it is quick and easy, taking only ten minutes to prepare, and the same time to cook.

    Ingredients

    • 500 g chicken mince

    • 1½ Tbsp fresh grated ginger

    • 2 cloves crushed garlic

    • Lemongrass

    • 2 finely chopped chillis

    • 1 large lemon or lime

    • 2 Tbsp fish sauce

    • 1 Tbsp raw sugar

    • 1 cup chopped coriander

    • 1 cup chopped mint

    • 12 lettuce leaves

    • 1 Tbsp oil

    Method

    • Zest and juice the lemon.

    • Finely cut the pale section of the lemongrass.

    • Heat a frypan on high for one minute.

    • Add the oil, garlic, lemongrass, ginger and chilli.

    • Fry for 1 minute.

    • Add the chicken mince and fry, breaking up the mince as it cooks.

    • When the chicken is cooked white, add the lemon zest, juice, sugar and fish sauce.

    • Stir fry until the sugar has dissolved.

    • Add the coriander and mint and stir fry for a minute.

    • Spoon the larb into lettuce leaves and sprinkle chilli on top.

    • Serve with jasmine rice.

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