Lao Boneless Chicken Feet Salad (Yum Tien Gai)

Laos Boneless Chicken Feet Salad (Yum Tien Gai)

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Laos
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Marvellina
Boneless chicken feet is tossed in sweet, spicy, salty, sour dressing along with aromatic fresh herbs. You may not be convinced, but it tastes way better than it sounds.
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  • 1 lb cooked boneless chicken feet



  • 1 stalk lemongrass white fat stalk, thinly slice
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves
  • 2 stalks white part of green onions thinly slice in length
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves loosely pack, roughly chopped
  • 3 -4 red chili finely sliced


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Blanch the chicken feet in boiling water for 5 minutes. The chicken feet have been pre-cooked when you bought the boneless version from the store. Refresh with cold water. Cut each boneless chicken feet into 3-4 smaller pieces

Prepare dressing:

  • Squeeze out the juice of 1 lemon. Add sugar and fish sauce and stir until the sugar dissolves

Putting it together:

  • Place the boneless chicken feet in a serving salad bowl. Add aromatics and drizzle the dressing over and give it a good toss. Serve chilled or at room temperature