Due to inconsistencies in translation, Lahb is also spelled as Larb, Laab, Larp, or Laap. Lahb Gai is a Thai minced chicken salad flavored with fish sauce, cilantro, herbs and onion. However you spell it, this Thai chicken salad bursts with flavor and takes less than 30 minutes to make!
Ground Chicken: 1 pound *
Cilantro: ½ bundle
Green Onions: 1 bundle
Laksa Leaves: ½ bundle
Garlic Cloves: 4
Yellow Onion: ½
Thai Chili Peppers
Fish Sauce: 1.5 teaspoons
Rice Powder: 2 teaspoons
Cooking Oil: 1 teaspoon
Chop cilantro, green onions & laksa leaves. Set aside in large mixing bowl.
Slice yellow onion and dice garlic. Set aside.
Fully cook ground chicken in saucepan. Set aside to cool.
In saucepan add cooking oil and sauté yellow onions and garlic. Set aside to cool.
Squeeze limes over ground chicken. Taste for tartness. Add fish sauce, rice powder, and red pepper flakes to preferred spice level.
Pour ground chicken into mixing bowl with recently chopped herbs. Add sautéed onions and garlic. Mix, taste and serve.
* Personal Preference: Ground duck, pork or turkey may be substituted in place of chicken.