Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken

Serves: 2 | Preparation Time: 25 min


  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 500g chicken breast fillets, sliced
  • 1 stalks lemongrass, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped ginger or half a tsp powdered.
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon palm or brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce


Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add chicken, in batches, and cook until browned. Remove and set aside.

Add lemongrass, chilli, ginger and garlic to the pan. Cook for 1 minute. Add sugar and allow to melt. Return chicken to the pan and toss to coat with the sugar. Add fish sauce and simmer for a minute until reduced.

Serve immediately with rice.