Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

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Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken


½ cup dark brown sugar

¼ cup fish sauce

¼ cup water

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger

1 teaspoon coarsely black ground pepper

2 fresh Thai chilies, halved, or dried red chilies

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 shallot, thinly sliced

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs cut into 1-inch pieces

4 cilantro sprigs, for garnish


In a small bowl, combine the sugar, fish sauce, water, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, pepper and chilies.

Heat the oil in a large deep skillet.

Add the shallot and cook over moderate heat until softened, about 4 minutes.

Add the fish sauce mixture and the chicken and simmer over high heat until the chicken is

cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with the cilantro and serve.

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