Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Charred Lemongrass Skewers With Young Leeks And Sweet Soy

November 19, 2020

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Charred Lemongrass Skewers With Young Leeks And Sweet Soy

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live.

Tonight we are cooking up some super delicious holiday appies with our friends from Otter Coop.

Open the other recipes Chef Deniz featured tonight in your browser so you can work across his menu as you watch along.

Charred Lemongrass Skewers With Young Leeks And Sweet Soy

By Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 30ml fish sauce
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, thinly sliced
  • 50ml ginger, grated
  • 10ml turmeric
  • 20ml smoked paprika
  • 5 garlic cloves, zested
  • 2 limes, juiced and zested
  • 2 stalks young leeks, cut into 1inch chunks
  • 100ml soy sauce
  • 30ml maple syrup
  • 30ml rice vinegar
  • 1 red thai chili, thinly sliced
  • Assorted favourite herbs

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl combine chicken, fish sauce, ginger, garlic, turmeric, lemongrass, paprika, lime juice and zest and leeks. Marinate at least 30 minutes to overnight. Preheat your grill or grill grate on high. Arrange chicken and leeks on wooden skewers.
  • Cook on hot grill until done approximately 12 minutes. In a separate bowl mix soy, maple, chili and rice wine vinegar. Garnish with extra herbs such as cilantro, green onions and serve.

Prep Time: 35 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4




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