Chicken with Tamarind Sauce, Shallots & Pickled Chillies

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      50 min

Appears in
My Street Food Kitchen

By Jennifer Joyce

Published 2015

  • About

When I was in Hanoi I was awestruck by the intense flavour of the chicken (clearly not battery-farmed). Something told me it was fresh when I could hear the roosters cock-a-doodle-dooing outside my hotel room. I never did get the name of this delectable dish, which originally had fried wings slathered in a spicy tamarind sauce with pickled chillies and shallots. I morphed it into seared boneless thighs to make a simple meal. Be sure to pick up corn-fed or free-range chicken as it makes a bi