Thai Ground Chicken Salad Recipe

January 16, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Thai Ground Chicken Salad Recipe

Thai Ground Chicken Salad Recipe is mainly made of chicken and vegetables. It is known as larb gai in Thailand, the hot spiciness in this chicken salad recipe works really well with the crunchy veg, creating a perfect balance of flavour and heat.


1 ½ lbs of ground or minced chicken breast
2 shallots thinly sliced
2 cloves of minced garlic
1/4 red onion thinly sliced
1 small stalk of lemongrass thinly sliced
3 kaffir lime leaves thinly sliced
3 fresh Thai chilies or 1 teaspoon of Thai roasted ground chili
2 green onions chopped
1/2 cup of thinly sliced mints
1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
3 to 4 tablespoon of fish sauce
4 tablespoon of lime juice
4 tablespoon of roasted rice powder
1 tablespoon of sugar (this is optional)

Directions to make Thai Ground Chicken Salad Recipe

  1. In a fry pan put 1 cup of water and add ground chicken break it apart to smaller pieces. Cook and stir the ground chicken until done, drain the water out if any left in the chicken. Set aside to cool down.
  2. In mortar pestle pound lemongrass and kaffir limes to small pieces, but don’t pound it to paste. It might be best if you mince it instead. (You need about 1/3 cup of mix lemongrass and lime leaves)
  3. In a large bowl mix cooked chicken with all the ingredients except the mints and cilantro. Add and adjust the flavor as you like. This recipe should be spicy, salty and sour.
  4. Garnish with mints and cilantro.

Serve Thai Ground Chicken Salad with cabbage, long bean, cucumber and lettuce or whatever you like to dip with. You can serve as lettuce wrap.

Thank you and enjoy it.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 1144

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏98g 36%
Cholesterol ‏426mg 142%
Total Fat ‏8g 10%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏7g 25%
Protein ‏182g 364%
Sodium ‏4568mg 199%
Sugars ‏19g 38%


30 min


30 min




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