Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Fish Sauce (Nam Pla)
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3 tbsps Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Finely Grated Fresh Ginger
  • 1 tsp Coarsely Ground Pepper
  • 2 tsps Fresh Thai Chilies halved or dried red chilies
  • 1 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 lb Skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 Cilantro Sprigs


  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, fish sauce, water, rice vinegar, garlic , ginger , pepper and chilies.
  • Heat the oil in a large deep skillet.
  • Add the shallot and cook over moderate heat until sofened, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the fish sauce mixture and the chicken, let it simmer over high heat until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with the cilantro and serve.
  • Serve with: Steamed Jasmine Rice and Just One Last Kiss White Wine
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