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Laotian Grilled Chicken (Ping Gai)

Laotian Grilled Chicken, known as Ping Gai (also spelled Ping Kai or Ping Gai), is a popular dish in Laos and Northeastern Thailand (Isan region). This dish is celebrated for its flavorful marinade and the smoky, juicy chicken that results from grilling over an open flame.

Laotian Grilled Chicken (Ping Gai)

• Chicken Thighs: 6-8 pieces, bone-in, skin-on
• Garlic: 4 cloves, minced
• Shallots: 2, finely chopped
• Lemongrass: 2 stalks, finely chopped
• Cilantro Stems: 1/4 cup, finely chopped
• Fish Sauce: 3 tablespoons
• Soy Sauce: 2 tablespoons
• Oyster Sauce: 1 tablespoon
• Lime Juice: 2 tablespoons
• Brown Sugar: 1 tablespoon
• Black Pepper: 1 teaspoon
• Vegetable Oil: 2 tablespoons

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