Gai Yang - Thai Lemongrass Grilled Chicken
Ingredients
  • 2 whole chickens (mine were 1.8 kilos each)
  • Bamboo sticks or skewers
  • Charcoal
  • Grill
  • Marinade:
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet dark soy sauce (you can use kecap manis)
  • 8 tablespoons water
  • 4 heads garlic (30 - 40 cloves)
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 2.5 tablespoons black pepper corns
  • 8 fresh coriander roots (or you can try the powder coriander roots)
  • Gai Yang Sauce:
  • 1.5 tablespoons khao kua (see method here)
  • 1.5 tablespoons chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 8 tablespoons tamarind juice (you can add more or less according to how strong it is and how sweet and sour you want your sauce)
  • Few sprigs of cilantro:
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