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Amazing Thai Grilled Chicken

Tasty, authentic Thai street food anyone? This Thai Grilled Chicken delivers BIG time on flavor using fresh lemongrass and fish sauce in the marinade. Prep time does not include marinating time (3 hours). Adapted from Nagi at RecipeTinEats - Thai Grilled Chicken.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: grilled chicken recipe, lemongrass chicken, street food
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 393kcal


  • 2 lbs chicken thighs , boneless & skinless
  • Marinade
  • 2 tbsp lemongrass paste
  • 6 cloves garlic , smashed and minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp Chinese cooking wine , sherry or sake
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • Garnish
  • Lime wedges
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • Red chili , finely sliced (optional)
  • Cilantro leaves


  • Whisk together the marinade ingredients. Add the chicken to a Ziploc bag and pour in marinade. Massage to spread the marinade over all the chicken and marinate for a minimum of 3 hours, but preferably overnight.
  • Get grill to medium high (350°F). Remove chicken from the marinade and set aside.
  • Cook the chicken for about 3 minutes each side. Bate with marinade on each side before turning.
  • Remove from grill and allow to rest for a few minutes before Garnish with sesame seeds, fresh chiles, cilantro and serve with lime wedges and steamed rice.


Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 836mg | Potassium: 372mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.4mg