Thai Chicken Laab

By February 18, 2020April 1st, 2020Chicken

This simple Thai salad is light, healthy and fresh & so quick and easy to make



Prep time

20 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • 120-150g chicken mince
  • 1 tablespoon sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chopped *sawtooth coriander *optional
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 green shallot, finely sliced
  • 1 red birds-eye chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 large cos lettuce leaves
  • 1 wedge of lime
  • Dressing
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated palm sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground toasted glutinous rice *see note


* Note

  • Dry fry the rice in a frying pan over medium heat, until aromatic and starts to brown. Grind toasted rice in a mortar and pestle to a grainy powder consistency. Dived into 2 teaspoons, reserving 1 teaspoon for garnish *extra
  • Mix all the dressing ingredients together with 1 teaspoon of rice powder and set aside
  • Heat a frying pan over medium heat, then add 2 tablespoons water to the pan 
  • Add the chicken mince, breaking up any lumps that may form, cook for 2-3 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Using a slotted spoon transfer the chicken to a mixing bowl.
  • Add the onion, coriander(s), green shallot, chilli, mint and dressing. Gently toss to combine 
  • Spoon the chicken mixture onto each lettuce leaf and drizzle with a squeeze of lime 
  • Sprinkle with *extra toasted rice powder
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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