Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Kaffir Lime Leaves Flavored Chicken Bits



Another dish that Josh likes is this Kaffir Lime Leaves Flavored Chicken Bits. Very exotic in taste, a blend of spiciness with the strong aroma of preserved black beans and enhanced by local fresh herb , the lovely fragrance of kaffir lime leaves . Appetizing to the dot. Chicken breast, cut into bite size making it easier for the aromatic flavor to be infused into the meat. If you like something savoury, this is a flavor packed chicken dish :) Simple and yet easy to prepare dish. Good for people like me who just want to sit in front of the idiot box and watch the soapy korean drama :p  These korean dramas are so addictive....just like their kimchi !


I will be looking for simple and yet flavorful dishes from now on lol! thanks to the korean dramas...nope I was just kidding.....Daddy will not be happy reading this, he said I spend too much time chasing after  dramas that will make me weepy , or I will be spending too much time baking away and leaving him alone....* why men can't just be addicted to korean dramas  !!!! *  :p



you can use any part of the chicken to cook this dish...it is just that
my Josh loves chicken breast...he won't eat any other parts...so picky
and I hate the breast part ...I mean chicken breast :p


yummilicious flavor packed chicken bits



Kaffir Lime Leaves Flavored Chicken Bits


Ingredients:

2 chicken breast - cleaned and cut into bite sized
1tsp of light soy sauce
2 tsp of corn flour
(A)
2 pips of garlic - chopped
4 bird eyes chilli - chopped
4 kaffir lime leaves - cut into shreds
1 tbsp preserved black bean - washed and lightly crush
1/2 tsp fermented soy beans - chopped fine
3 tbsp of Thai sweet chilli sauce

2 tbsp olive oil

coriander leaves- garnishing

Preparation :

Marinate the chicken bits with corn flour and light soy sauce. Leave for 10 minutes. Heat up a non-stick wok/pan with  2 tbsp of olive oil, saute the ingredients (A) till fragrant. Add in the seasoned chicken and sitr fry till the chicken bits are well coated and cooked. Dish up , garnish with coriander leaves and serve with hot steaming white rice.




Enjoy !






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24 comments:

  1. How i wish i am your neighbour or collegue...*drooling*

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  2. Wow, this looks so tasty! I have to try this!

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  3. I have to try this too, I love to add kaffir leaves in my cooking too.

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  4. Well done, dear Elin!
    The better for it that iot can adapted so easily!
    Thanks fro sharing!
    Robert-Gilles

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  5. Thanks for sharing this recipe Elin. I've been looking for dishes that use Kaffir Lime Leaves as my 2plants were growing like weed which I have no clue what to use it for beside rendang.

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  6. You're hilarious. Keep watching! I love keffir lime leaves.

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  7. Oh yes, another flavourful chivken dish! Guess, Jo going to miss this! haha.... Have a pleasant evening.
    Cheers, Kristy

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  8. Some of my favorite flavors are in this dish! I really like to use Kaffir lime leaves in Asian dishes. There really is no substitute that tastes the same.

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  9. Sounds like a great recipe! I have a dwarf kaffir lime tree, so I look forward to trying your dish with leaves from my garden!
    LL

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  10. Wow this looks delicious. I don't know where to get some of the ingredients though! Can they be found at any asian market?

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  11. This dish looks appetising. Must try it. I never watch Korean drama because to me, the actors and actresses look so alike, can't differentiate who is who, ha! ha!

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  12. Hi Elin, I must cook this for sure. Already printed out the recipe, thanks!

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  13. Love this dish! The kaffir leaves probably pack a real flavor punch to it.. making this for my husband too!

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  14. Elin, this looks super delicious with sweet chilli sauce!

    Gotta get something else instead of kaffir lime leaves for the recipe...it looks so inviting.

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  15. Yeah kaffir leaves are aromatic and smell wonderful! I like them too. The chicken dish looks amazing Elin and it sounds like a fun night to watch K-drama! I agree it's so additive! :)

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  16. ooh yummy yummy ! Lucky Josh

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  17. this dish looks tasty, I love any dishes wif chicken :).

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  18. I have everything to make this in my pantry (except the chicken!)...sounds great! Theresa

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  19. I think this dish is enough drama for me - I mean, I could eat it all, sounds and looks so good

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  20. Hi & cheers to all of you ..sorry for the late response to your comments :p you are all welcome to the recipe and hope you will love it just as my Piggy Josh does ..LOL!

    Robert dear...thanks for dropping by :)

    Gert...you can used tom yam paste to fried rice..then cut some kaffir limes leaves into shreds , add to your fried tom yam rice. One way to use your kaffir lime leaves :)


    Kristy...Jo will definitely miss this :) you too have a great day..sorry for the late reply.

    Roxan...I think asian grocers should have this in their shops :)

    Cheah...I am addicted and I love their storyline. I too can't remember their names !

    Anncoo...great, hope you love it :)

    Angie...are there any asian grocery at your place ? But without the kaffir leaves, it will taste slightly different. The Kaffir lime leaves makes it more aromatic and exotic.

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  21. Those chicken bits look seriously tempting! I am intrigued by kaffir lime leaves, I would like to find them sometime soon!

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  22. Hi 5 star foodie...I hope you can get them from the asian grocery stall :)

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  23. One of the few downsides of living in Vermont is no kaffir leaves, and is one of the other comments said there is no substitute. Boo-hoo!

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