Lemon Grass Chicken (Ga Zao Za Ot)

  • 300 gm (~10 oz) chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tsp salt

Cooking sauce
  • 2 Tbsp chopped lemon grass
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 dried chili peppers

  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 16-20 Thai basil leaves
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) coconut juice

Sprinkle the cut up chicken with the salt and cornstarch. 
Heat the oil in a wok or large pan and saute the chicken over medium-high heat until lightly browned.
Meanwhile, combine the cooking sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
Add the cooking sauce to the chicken and cook for one minute.
Stir in the onion, basil and coconut juice. Cook until ready ( only a few minutes minutes)