Kaffir lime leave chicken

private chef


Ingredients: 4 persons


4 chicken thighs or chicken breasts with wings

100 g of fresh lemongrass

12 fresh kaffir lime leaves

1 onion

150 ml lime juice

200 g of ginger pickles with juice

3 tablespoons olive oil

150 g of fresh Thai ginger

100 g chopped chillies without seeds

2 limes

2 kaffir limes





Season the chicken with salt and white pepper, rub with some fresh garlic.


Heat up a wok, add some oil and fry the chicken well from both sides.

Add the lemon gras, the kaffir lime leaves, the onion cut in stripes, the lime juice, the ginger pickeles with juice, the thai ginger and the chopped chillies.

The zest of the kaffir lime

Cook covered with a lid on low heat for about 20 minutes. Keep the level of its gravy. Add the limes cut in slices.

Cover again and leave rest.


Garnish with fresh kaffir lime leaves, sliced lime and lemon grass and serve.




See Wikipedia about kaffir lime