Ginger and Lemongrass Chicken Recipe | PBS Food

Ginger and Lemongrass Chicken


Yield: 2-3 servings



  • 10 ounces Chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 tbs. Olive Oil
  • 1 tbs. Sugar
  • 2 ½ tbs. Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbs. ginger (julienne)
  • 1 tbs. ground lemongrass
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • Pinch each of salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried ground red pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon caramel


  1. Heat the oil in a pot, then add the garlic and strips of chicken. Stir around for one minute, and add the lemongrass and ginger.
  2. Once the chicken looks done, add the salt, sugar, fish sauce, dried red pepper (optional), and caramel.
  3. Stir for one minute, turn down the heat to a low setting, cover the pot with a lid, and let simmer for ten to fifteen minutes.
  4. Top with black pepper, and enjoy with a side of steamed rice.
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