Chicken in Coconut Milk Recipe

Chicken in Coconut Milk Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg chicken, cut into 8 pieces

1 tablespoon tamarind juice

Salt to taste

3 tablespoons cooking oil

1 stalk lemon grass, bruised (white part only)

3 kaffir lime leaves

1 salam leaf

750 cc thin coconut milk

250 cc thick coconut milk

Fried shallots

 

Spices (ground)

5 cloves garlic

8 shallots

4 cilantro powder

1 teaspoon cumin powder

1/2 teaspoon pepper powder

1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped

1/2 tablespoon galangal, chopped

1 teaspoon sugar

Salt to taste

 

Method :

Rub the chicken with 1 tablespoon of tamarind juice and salt. Let it stand for 30 minutes for the juice to penetrate the chicken. Rinse and drain. Heata wok with oil and gently fry the ground spices, kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass and salam leaf until fragrant. Add the chicken, and cook for a few minutes. Then pour in the thin coconut milk and bring to the boil. When the chicken is half-cooked, add in the thick coconut milk and simmer over low heat until the ingredients are cooked. Season with sugar and salt to taste. Before serving, sprinkle with some fried shallots. Serve hot.

 

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