Lemongrass chicken is a popular dish in Vietnam known for its citrusy aroma and savory flavor. The marination infuses the chicken with these flavors, resulting in a well-balanced, fragrant, and zesty profile that’s both refreshing and savory.

1. In a food processor, combine  all marinated chicken ingredients ( garlic, lemongrass, fish sauce, soy sauce, honey, and black pepper) 2. In a medium bowl, pour the marinade over the chicken. let it sit for 30 minutes 3. For the sauce: mix water, sugar, and fish sauce. After that, add garlic, red chili peppers, lime juice and a pinch of salt, stir until well combined. 4. Heat a little oil in a pan over medium heat. Grill the chicken until both sides are golden brown. Slice the chicken lengthwise, then set aside. 5. To assemble, place the cooked vermicelli noodles in a serving bowl. top with sliced chicken, cucumber, carrot, and cilantro 6. Pour the sauce over the noodle bowl and drizzle with extra lime juice