Thai Chicken Larb


Found this through Carnie Wilson, she calls it chicken larbito, although in Thai restaurants it's just called larb. Delicious! Enjoy on lettuce wraps or pieces of a cabbage wedge!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound ground chicken (preferably white meat)

  • 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup sliced scallions (mostly white parts)

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint (Optional)

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon lemongrass paste (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook and stir until chicken is broken into little pieces, about 5 minutes. Add red onion and scallions. Continue to cook and break up the chicken until browned, about 2 minutes. Add cilantro, mint, ginger, lemon grass, fish sauce, and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir until flavors blend, about 3 minutes more. Season with sea salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

165 Calories
4g Fat
6g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 165
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 595mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 318mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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