Kaffir Lime Leaf Chicken

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from Eric Low

Kaffir Lime Leaf Chicken


2 tbsp oil

2 tbsp spice paste

4 tbsp chilli paste

8 pcs kaffir lime leaf (shredded) (reserved some for garnishing)

1 tsp coriander powder

300g boneless chicken thigh (cut into bite-size pieces)

1 tbsp kicap manis

4 tbsp calamansi juice

½ tsp salt

1 ½ tbsp sugar


3 cherry tomatoes (halved)

½ red chilli (sliced diagonally)

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Heat up 2 tbsp of cooking oil in a skillet, stir-fry spice paste, chilli paste and shredded kaffir lime leaf until fragrant.
  2. Add in coriander powder and chicken. Continue to cook and let the chicken brown slightly. Add in kicap manis. Allow to caramelise and cook until the chicken is tender.
  3. Add in lime juice, salt and sugar to taste.
  4. Dish out to a serving bowl, garnish with cherry tomatoes, red chilli and shredded kaffir lime leaf. Serve with steamed rice.



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