Lemongrass Ginger Chicken with Rice Palou & Ginger-infused Carrots

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Plating Assignment: 3 of 4
This flavorful go-to meal consisted of pan-fried chicken medallions with a light ghee sauce that included minced ginger and lemongrass, a baked rice that included coconut milk, green onions and cilantro, as well as infused carrots that had been simmered in lemongrass and ginger. The meal came together quickly and with little fuss. While the rice was baking in the oven and the carrots simmering away, I was able to turn my attention to the cooking of the protein. If it doesn’t smell right, it rarely is. More…

Plating Assignment: 3 of 4

This flavorful go-to meal consisted of pan-fried chicken medallions with a light ghee sauce that included minced ginger and lemongrass, a baked rice that included coconut milk, green onions and cilantro, as well as infused carrots that had been simmered in lemongrass and ginger. The meal came together quickly and with little fuss. While the rice was baking in the oven and the carrots simmering away, I was able to turn my attention to the cooking of the protein.

To plate the meal, I used the classical plating technique of visualizing a clock with the starch between 8 and 12, the veg between 12 and 4 and main between 4 and 8 (all approximates that overlap to some degree); always keeping the center of the plate in mind and minimizing the space between each component. I stacked the protein for additional height and added some crispy onion for texture.

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