Thai Marinated Grilled Chicken


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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

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This is a version of one of my favourite Thai recipes. In Thailand, the chicken is marinated, then wrapped in fragrant pandan leaves and fried, which process releases the nut-like flavour of the leaves.

Pandan leaves (also known as screwpine leaves) are similar to bamboo leaves. Only dried pandan leaves are available in the West and that is why this recipe omits them. However, the marinade is so pleasing to the palate that only a Thai diner will note the absence of the pandan. For m