Gkai Kamin Recipe

  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken
  • 2 stalks lemon grass
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 5 tablespoons peeled and chopped fresh turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon whole white peppercorns
  1. Cut roots and leafy tops off lemon grass stalks. In a mortar and pestle, pound lemongrass, salt, garlic, turmeric, and pepper into a fine paste.
  2. Cut open chicken lengthwise. Separate into 2 pieces, and rinse well. Rub chicken with mixed spice paste. Marinate in refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Grill over moderate heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until well done and evenly brown. Serve hot.