Marinade

Marinade

10 fresh lemongrass (1 inch)
10 fresh Kaffir lime leaves
6 1-inch pieces peeled ginger root
4 shallot – chopped
2 bunches fresh cilantro
8 cloves garlic
6 small red chilis
2 teaspoons black pepper
Zest of 2 lemons
2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
2/3 cup sesame oil
2/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup soy sauce

Combine fresh lemon grass pieces and fresh Kaffir lime leaves with 6 1-inch pieces of peeled ginger root, shallots, fresh cilantro leaves, cloves of garlic, small dried red chiles, black pepper, zest of 2 lemons, Thai fish sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice, cup rice vinegar and soy sauce in food processor. Pulse until all ingredients are finely chopped and combined thoroughly.