Thursday, May 19, 2011

Chicken with an Asian Twist

_MG_5837.jpgKFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) may have their big bucket of chicken, but around here we have our big bag of chicken with an Asian flair.
20100910_0006.jpgDrumsticks are a favorite around here. All of the children fight over them, so why not just buy a whole package of drumsticks? It works out well that way.
20100910_0012.jpgLet's marinate our chicken shall we? Here's everything you need. Easy peasy right?
20100910_0015.jpgThrow your chicken into a large ziploc bag. Then pour in some soy sauce.
20100910_0018.jpgChop up your cilantro. For this big batch I used  a whole bundle.
20100910_0022.jpgDon't forget your salt and pepper. No need to measure. Just dump a little or a lot in there, depending on your taste buds.
20100910_0023.jpgLet's add some sweetness to the whole thing by throwing in some sugar.
20100910_0028.jpgGarlic is one of the best foods that God has created, so lets throw that in the bag too!
20100910_0032.jpgSquish everything all around until it's blended well. Then stick it in your fridge for a few hours.
_MG_5832.jpgAround dinner time stick those babies on the grill and cook them up. In the winter I stick them in the oven and broil them. Mmm. . . 
_MG_5839.jpgServe with that awesome cucumber salad I posted the other day and a side of sticky rice!

My Mom's Thai Chicken
  • chicken drumsticks and thighs about 6-7 pounds
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 5 or 6 cloves garlic
All ingredient measurements are approximate. Throw everything in a bag to marinate. Grill on medium for about 15 minutes on each side.


Lauren said...

I can't do cilantro. But I do remember liking them when you served them with your awesomely awesome pot stickers. Delish!

Lisa B said...

"This is the best chicken I ever had!!", said Andrew, 9 yrs old. We all really enjoyed the Thai chicken. Andrew also said they must have really yummy food in Thailand. Thanks for sharing your recipes.

JAN said...

Andrew, you are welcome to come over and eat at my house anytime! :)