This recipe is a celebration of Vietnam’s culinary tapestry, where bold flavors and aromatic ingredients come together to create a symphony for the taste buds. Dive into the world of Vietnamese cuisine, where the bustling street markets inspire this simple yet delectable dish. Join us in bringing the lively flavors of Vietnam to your home with our Fragrant Lemongrass Chicken Rice Bowl—a true Vietnamese culinary gem.
- 500g boneless, skinless chicken thighs, thinly sliced
- 3 stalks lemongrass, finely minced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 4 cups cooked jasmine rice
- Fresh herbs (cilantro, mint, basil) for garnish
- Sliced cucumbers and pickled carrots for serving
- Lime wedges for squeezing
- In a bowl, combine the minced lemongrass, minced garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, and sugar to create the marinade.
- Toss the thinly sliced chicken in the marinade, ensuring each piece is well-coated. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the marinated chicken and cook until it’s browned and cooked through.
- Assemble your Fragrant Lemongrass Chicken Rice Bowl by placing a generous serving of jasmine rice in each bowl.
- Top the rice with the lemongrass chicken and garnish with fresh herbs.
- Serve the rice bowl with sliced cucumbers, pickled carrots, and lime wedges on the side.
- Squeeze lime over the chicken and enjoy the explosion of flavors inspired by the lively streets of Vietnam. Indulge in the Fragrant Lemongrass Chicken Rice Bowl, a culinary journey to the heart of Vietnamese street food!