Gai Ta Krai (ไก่ตะไคร้ - Chicken with Lemon Grass)


2 stalks fresh lemon grass
1 lb chicken thighs, boneless and skinless is preferred; wash thoroughly and cut thighs in half)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1/4 tsp freshly-ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground Thai chili (prik haeng)
2 tbsp palm sugar
1 tsp sea salt
2 tbsp Thai fish sauce
4 tbsp peanut oil


1). Mixed ingredents except chicken and let stand 1 hour.
2). Heat 5 tablespoons oil in pan when hot add chickenand other ingredents cook till dry.
3). Garnish and Serve.