Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

8 portions

Photo by Santé Media Group

Ingredients for the chicken:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, finely minced
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, finely minced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • salt and white pepper

Ingredients for the Tamarind Peanut Sauce:

  • 3 tbsp. The Perfect Purée Sweet Ginger, thawed
  • ¼ cup The Perfect Purée Tamarind Puree, thawed
  • 2 tbsp. onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup coconut milk, or more
  • lime juice


  1. Cut the chicken breasts into long strips the length of the breast and ¼ inch thick.
  2. Rub the aromatics into the chicken and then thread the strips onto a skewer.
  3. Set aside to marinate.
  4. Prepare the sauce by sweating the onions in a little oil. Add The Perfect Purée Sweet Ginger, peanut butter, The Perfect Purée Tamarind Puree and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer. Adjust the seasoning with lime juice and salt and pepper.
  5. Grill the chicken breasts over a hot fire and serve with the peanut sauce.