Chef Jet Tila is taking us on a culinary journey through Thai cuisine with his coveted family recipe of Chicken Larb Gai with Thai Sticky Rice. The succulent ground chicken base absorbs layers of flavors of shallots, garlic, and Thai chili powder. This rendition leans into the citrus notes of fresh lime juice and rounds it out with peak season vegetables, mint, and cilantro. Sprinkled with toasted rice powder, each bite has a harmony of textures that’s great to share with the whole family. He guides you through the entire recipe from start to finish explaining how these ingredients meld together to create a meal that’s healthy and delectable! Thanks to Chef Jet’s fully measured out ingredients and pre-cooked Thai Sticky Rice, this meal comes together in under 15 minutes.
From battling the legendary Masaharu Morimoto on Iron Chef America, to opening Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, to guiding Anthony Bourdain through many markets and restaurants, Chef Jet Tila is internationally celebrated for his culinary expertise. From growing up in the first family of Thai food, and later attending both French and Japanese culinary schools, Chef Jet is a born educator and storyteller. He was appointed as the inaugural Culinary Ambassador of Thai Cuisine by the Royal Thai Consulate, the first-ever Chef to represent his country’s culture and cuisine. Chef Jet’s culinary operations includes VP Culinary of Pei Wei Group 148 restaurants & Managing Partner Dragon Tiger Noodle Co in Las Vegas. He appears as co-host of Iron Chef America and recurring judge on Food Network’s, Cutthroat Kitchen, Chopped, Beat Bobby Flay and Guy’s Grocery Games. An Emmy and James Beard nominee, and best-selling author, Chef Jet’s food reaches millions of people a year.