AT A GLANCE
|01||Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add chicken skin-side down in batches and cook, turning once, until golden (2-4 minutes each side). Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside. Add onion to pan and stir occasionally until tender (3-4 minutes).|
|02||Pound lemongrass in a mortar and pestle until finely crushed. Add ginger, turmeric and garlic, pound to a coarse paste, add to pan and stir-fry until fragrant (1-2 minutes). Add chicken, coconut milk and fish sauce, cover with a lid, reduce heat to medium and simmer, turning chicken occasionally, until cooked through (15-16 minutes). Keep warm.|
|03||For sweet and sour vegetables, combine vinegar, sugar and 100ml water in a saucepan over medium-high heat and stir until sugar dissolves (1-2 minutes). Set aside over ice to cool slightly. Place remaining ingredients in a bowl, pour vinegar mixture over and set aside.|
|04||Remove chicken from sauce, thickly slice, return to sauce, and serve with rice, sweet and sour vegetables, extra coriander, and sambal asli to the side.|
Note Sambal asli is an Indonesian chilli sauce; it's available from Asian grocers.