Free Range Chicken (ไก่บ้าน ; gai baan)

ไก่บ้าน ; gai baan

Thai food recipes with Chicken – free range (ไก่บ้าน ; gai baan)

Gai dtai naam, which means “under water chicken” in Thai, consists of braised chicken in a coarse, aromatic paste made from lemongrass, galangal, garlic, chilies, kaffir lime leaves, holy basil, coriander and spring onions. In the home-cooked dish popular among the Thai working class, the entire chicken – including the bones – is chopped into bite-size pieces, and served with a bottle of rice wine accompanied by local country-style music (luktung) at high volume.

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