Gluten free Thai lemongrass chicken parcels

Entertaining this weekend? These bite-sized Thai chicken parcels are healthy and seriously delicious.

Lemongrass chicken pandan parcels

Serves 20

Chicken parcel


300g chicken breast, separated into two 150g amounts

2 tbsp lemongrass paste

2 small French shallots

1/2 long red chilli chopped

1 tsp ground ginger

2 tbsp tamari

1 tsp fish sauce

3 cloves garlic crushed

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp maple syrup

Oil for brushing


  1. Dice 150g of chicken into small cubes.
  2. Place remaining chicken into food processor and blend till smooth paste. Remove and add to the rest of the chicken.
  3. Add in all herbs and spices and marinate over night in the fridge.
  4. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C.
  5. Discard excess marinade. Wrap a heaped tablespoon of chicken mix into two pandan leaves by folding one leaf around one side, then the second, around the other side. Secure with a toothpick.
  6. Brush with a little oil, transfer to a lined baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes, until cooked through.

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