Chicken Salad with Mint, Onion, and Lemon Grass or known as Larb Gai is a light refreshing salad with a heavy accent on mint and lemon grass. Make in advance and serve chill.
200g lean chicken meat, minced
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp lemon grass, finely chopped
3 tbsp water
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 onion, finely sliced
1 tsp chilli sauce, or to taste
1 tbsp shallots, finely chopped
1 tbsp coriander (cilantro), finely chopped
4 tbsp fresh mint leaves
sesame seeds for garnish (optional)
Cook minced chicken, fish sauce and lemon grass with water, stirring to separate the chicken meat.
Remove cooked chicken from heat.
Add lemon juice, onion, shallots, chilli sauce, coriander and mint leaves and toss gently.
Sprinkle in golden ground rice and toss again.
Serve chilled or at room temperature with rice and lettuce leaves.
Credits to:Spicy Steve