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Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken
Grilled Lemongrass Chicken
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The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of Angkor Cambodian Food.

For those who love lemongrass, this dish is a must-make. Flavorful chicken is wonderful when paired with fresh, chilled, pickled veggies and steamed rice. Simple and delicious, it’s the perfect way to add an international touch to summer grilling!

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves 12


  • 3.5 oz. Angkor Lemongrass Paste
  • 2 tsp. (3 double-leaves) of makrut lime, minced (Substitute with 1 tsp. of dried makrut lime flakes)
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce or soy sauce
  • 2.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together lemongrass paste, lime leaves, oil and oyster sauce.
  2. Rub mixture onto chicken and allow to marinate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Grill until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF.
  4. Serve with steamed rice and freshly pickled vegetables or a green salad.

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

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By Heinen's Grocery Store
In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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