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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Chicken
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -Karen Adler FNGP13B
    3       lb           Chicken
    4                    Cloves garlic
    1                    Large onion
    3       tb           Vegetable oil
    1                    Salt
    2       tb           Lemon grass -- minced
    1       t            Ground chilies
    4       tb           Fish sauce (nuoc mam)
    1       tb           Granulated sugar
    1       tb           Caramel sauce (below)
    1       c            Water
   (Thai Chicken in Lemon Grass and Chile)
   Rinse chicken and dry well. Cut into small pieces.
   Peel garlic and slice finely. Cut onion into halves
   lengthwise and then cut lengthwise into 1/2 strips.
   Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add a
   pinch of salt, garlic and onion. Fry over medium heat
   until onion becomes translucent. Add lemon grass and
   chili. Fry 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant.
    Add chicken and cook until lightly browned. Add fish
   sauce, sugar and caramel sauce. Mix well. Add 1 cup
   water and cook 45 minutes or until chicen is tender.
   Stir occasionally and add more water if necessary.
   Makes 4 servings.
   Mix 1/2 c sugar with 4 tablespoons of water in a
   heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and
   let boil until mixture changes colour. Turn heat down
   to low and heat until brown. Add 1/2 cup water to
   mixture. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from
   heat and store in a jar in the refrigerator.
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