Ping Kai (Grilled Chicken)


If you’re a fan of Laos foods, be sure to try these fragrant and sumptuous Ping Kai. It’s grilled chicken you can do for yourself at home.

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The ingredients can be found in shops, supermarkets, markets. Cooking Ping Kai is not difficult, just follow the recipe. Have fun with cooking.

If you’re a fan of Laos foods, be sure to try these fragrant and sumptuous Ping Kai

How to make

A whole chicken is marinated in black pepper, garlic, coriander root, fish sauce and salt and is then cooked over hot coals. You may try it with sticky rice and sometimes with raw vegetables in Luang Prabang.

1. Heat a wok over medium heat. Add panaeng curry paste and coconut milk. Stir-fry until aromatic and until the oil has clearly separated from the coconut milk. Then season with soy sauce, fish sauce and fish sauce. Stir until all mixed well. Add sliced kaffir lime leaves and remove from heat.

Panaeng curry paste

2. Marinade sliced chicken with prepared sauce (step 1) about 60 minutes.

3. When the chicken is ready, thread a skewer through the marinated chicken. Then grill the chicken until it is well done. While barb requing, brush chicken with marinade sauce.

4. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve immediately with hot steamed rice and your favourite dipping sauce.

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