Ga Kho Gung (Ginger- Braised Chicken)


  • 1 ea. Organic Chicken, Whole, Small
  • 5% Shallot, sliced
  • 5% Fish Sauce, plus more if needed
  • 2.5% Sugar
  • 2.5% Ginger, sliced
  • 1 g Whole Dried Chili, 4 to 5 pieces
  • 2 c Chicken Stock
  • Green Onion, as needed
  • Canola Oil, as needed


Cut chicken into medium pieces and weigh. Based on percentage, add the ingredients and marinate for 1 to 2 hours.

Heat a heavy-duty pot on medium heat and add oil to thinly coat. Heat 2 minutes, then add the chicken and stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer with lid cracked open for 30 minutes.

Stir occasionally and taste. Season with more fish sauce if desired. Cook for another 10 to 15 minutes if needed. Garnish with green onion.

Chef/Owner Thai Dang HaiSous, Chicago from Food Fanatics Magazine®