How to make Thai Style Chicken Breasts in Foil -

Chicken breast slices cooked wrapped in foil with Thai herbs

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Lemon grass roots (लेमन ग्रास रूट्स )

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Thai Style Chicken Breasts in Foil

Thai Style Chicken Breasts in Foil Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : Cooking Time

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Thai Style Chicken Breasts in Foil Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts sliced diagonally 2

  • Lemon grass roots 2 inches

  • Shallots peeled 10-12

  • Fish sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Crushed red chillies 1/2 teaspoon

  • Raw mango peeled and sliced 1

  • Kaffir lime leaves torn 4-5

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Lotus stems (bhen/bhee) cleaned thoroughly, peeled, sliced and boiled in s 2

  • Coconut milk 1/2 cup

  • Aluminium foil 6-inch squares 8


Step 1

Slice lemon grass root and put into a mortar and crush with a pestle. Put it into a bowl.

Step 2

Add shallots, chicken slices, fish sauce, crushed red chillies, raw mango slices, kaffir lime leaves, lemon juice, lotus stem slices and coconut milk and mix well.

Step 3

Place 2 foil pieces one on top the other for each packet, put chicken mixture in the centre, bring the edges together to make potli and press to seal.

Step 4

Place the potlis in a pan, put some water in it so that the potlis are half submerged. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on medium heat.

Step 5

Remove from the pan and serve hot in the foil itself.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.