Grilled Garlic Chicken, Issahn Style

Gai Yahng

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

In Bangkok alleys and upcountry markets, at rural bus stations and outside boxing arenas, street-vendors do a brisk business in gai yahng, the classic northeastern Thai dish. In Thailand, it’s finger food, served with nahm jeem gratiem, Sweet-Hot Garlic Sauce, for dipping. Paired with som tum, Green Papaya Salad, and a generous serving of kao niow, Sticky Rice, it anchors the quintessent