Thai Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Dipping Sauce Recipe

Thai Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Dipping Sauce Recipe

How To Make Thai Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Taste a spiced Asian dish with this Thai grilled chicken. It’s cooked coated with garlicky cilantro and jalapeno puree, then served with a tangy dip.

Preparation: 8 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2jalapeno peppers
  • 4clovesgarlic
  • ½cupcilantro leaves and stems,lightly packed
  • 2tbspAsian fish sauce,Nam Pla or nuoc mam
  • 1tbspcooking oil
  • 1tspAsian sesame oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • 4chicken,boneless skinless
  • 6tbsprice wine vinegar
  • 1tbspsugar
  • ¼tspdried red pepper flakes
  • tbspwater


  1. Light the grill or heat the broiler.

  2. In a blender or food processor, puree the jalapeños, smashed garlic cloves, ½ cup cilantro leaves and stems, the fish sauce, cooking oil, sesame oil, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt.

  3. Put the chicken in a shallow dish and coat it with the cilantro puree.

  4. Grill the chicken over moderately high heat or broil it for 5 minutes.

  5. Turn and cook for about 5 minutes longer until just done.

  6. Meanwhile, in a small stainless-steel saucepan, bring the vinegar, sugar, and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt to a simmer, stirring. Simmer for 2 minutes.

  7. Pour the liquid into a small glass or stainless-steel bowl and let cool.

  8. Add the minced garlic, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro, the red-pepper flakes, and water.

  9. Serve each chicken breast with a small bowl of the dipping sauce alongside.

Recipe Notes



  • Calories: 2647.27kcal
  • Fat: 185.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 52.15g
  • Trans Fat: 1.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 77.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 40.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.01g
  • Fiber: 0.33g
  • Sugar: 3.81g
  • Protein: 223.96g
  • Cholesterol: 900.00mg
  • Sodium: 1839.66mg
  • Calcium: 145.22mg
  • Potassium: 2335.20mg
  • Iron: 10.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 503.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.04mg
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