chicken thai-style

Meet my messa’ finger-lickin’, eye-rollin’, lip-smackin’, knee-slappin’ good chicken that is so addictive, rehab may be in order. So simple to prepare – trim the chicken pieces – wings, thighs, drumettes or sticks, gather the flavours, make the marinade, toss it together, sit back and take the credit.

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And FYI, it’s all about the citrus, whether lime or lemon – there’s just something about it that brings most things to life – go suck on a wedge (and I mean that in the nicest way!) and see what happens – told ‘ya – you’re awake now, no?

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thai citrus chicken/ingredient list

1. Gather the ingredients.

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2. Mix ’em together.

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3. Grate the ginger and add it to the marinade.

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4. Pour the marinade all over the chicken wings, thighs or drumsticks – you can use any cut. Marinate until later or carry on.

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5. Arrange the pieces of chicken in a single layer in a baking pan – include a little marinade.

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6. Sprinkle with a little brown sugar – the secret ingredient.

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7. Look at the magic that brown sugar brings.

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8. Meanwhile, put the remaining marinade in a pot.

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9. And bring to a hard boil for 5 minutes or so – the longer it boils the more concentrated it becomes. If you go too far, just add a little water.

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10. Put the dipping sauce in smaller bowls for serving.

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11. Put the chicken in a shallow bowl and serve sprinkled with chopped cilantro, sliced scallions and wedges of lime for spritzing.  And it’s the spritz of citrus that turns these into “finger-lickin’, eye-rollin’, lip-smackin’, knee-slappin'” good chicken!

2 Responses to chicken thai-style
  1. Cathie
    February 2, 2013 | 4:35 pm

    I made this and it was AMAZING! Easy even for a non-cook!

    • crazed cook
      February 3, 2013 | 11:08 am

      Glad it worked out – try it with ribs next time and FYI – if you’re inspired to try it, you’ve moved past non-cook status!

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