Pandan leaves or screwpine pandanus have a sweet, unique flavor. This pandan chicken is a very tasty dish and best serve as an appetizer or side dish.
3 chicken breast or thigh , de-boned, skinned and cut into small pieces
1 tsp fish sauce
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 cup thick coconut milk
Salt, sugar and pepper to taste
1 tbsp corn flour
Large pandan leaves, for wrapping
Blended ingredients :
3 cloves garlic
2cm knob of fresh ginger
1 stalk lemon grass, sliced finely
Combine blended ingredients with the rest of the ingredients and mix in chicken pieces. Marinate for few hours in the fridge.
Add coconut milk and mix well to blend. Wrap two pieces of chicken with a pandan leaf and use a toothpick to secure closed.
Deep-fry wrapped pandan chicken parcels in hot oil until chicken is cooked through.