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Lime Leaf Chicken

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17Ingredients
40Minutes
360Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 6 kaffir lime leaves (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 red chili pepper (long, coarsely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons galangal (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (white part only, coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 red onion (small, coarsely chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon chinese five spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 chicken legs
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • bean sprouts
  • fresh herbs
  • lime wedges
  • rice vermicelli
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    Directions

    1. Place the lime leaves, garlic, chili pepper, galangal, lemongrass and red onion in a food processor or mortar. Add the five spice, sugar, pepper, fish sauce and vegetable oil. Process to form a thick paste.
    2. Rub paste all over chicken pieces. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or preferably overnight.
    3. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking pan with foil. Place the chicken in the pan. Drizzle with olive oil
    4. Bake for 25 mins, or until cooked through. Serve with lime wedges and a salad of rice vermicelli, bean sprouts and fresh herbs.
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    NutritionView More

    360Calories
    Sodium19% DV450mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories360Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol105mg35%
    Sodium450mg19%
    Potassium440mg13%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium6%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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