How to make Gai Yang - Boneless chicken legs marinated in Thai spices and grilled.

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Thai red curry paste (थाई रेड करी पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Gai Yang

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

For more recipes related to Gai Yang checkout Chicken 65, Grilled Chicken Foccacia, Chilli Basil Chicken, Chicken Tikka Burger . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Baked Baby Potato Nachos, Spinach Paneer Delight, Almond Bear Claws, Palak Paneer Dosa.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Gai Yang Recipe

  • Boneless chicken legs, cut into 1 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Thai red curry paste 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon grass finely chopped 2 inch stalk

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 6

  • Fresh red chillies finely chopped 2

  • Galangal 1 inch

  • Lime leaves kaffir 2

  • Fresh coriander stems 10-12

  • Fish sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 2 teaspoons

  • Palm sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Oil for shallow frying


Step 1

Grind together lemongrass, garlic cloves, red chillies, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, coriander stems, fish sauce, sesame oil, palm sugar, salt and crushed peppercorns along with some water to make a fine paste.

Step 2

Put chicken pieces in a bowl. Add Thai red curry paste and ground paste, mix well and set aside to marinate for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Heat some oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place the marinated chicken pieces in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till fully done from all sides.

Step 4

Serve hot.