Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Iron Pot Chicken Recipe Recipe

Dinner Tonight: Iron Pot Chicken Recipe recipe image

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings   ( 195 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 194
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 36mg
Sodium: 616mg
Total Carbohydrates: 20g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 11g
Protein: 15g
Calcium: 32mg Iron: 2mg
Potassium: 552mg Vitamin A: 31mcg
Vitamin C: 84mg Vitamin D: 0mcg


  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 large shallots, cut into quarters, or half a medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 pound chicken thigh meat (about 1.3 pounds on the bone), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 10 fresh Thai bird chilies, stemmed and crushed, or 4-5 dried ones
  • in a pinch (no pun intended) use red chili flakes
  • 1 inch piece ginger, peeled and cut into fine julienne or matchsticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock or water
  • 2 sprigs cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked white rice, for serving (optional)


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