Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg chicken

1 teaspoon tamarind

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons cooking oil

1 stalk lemong grass, bruised (white part only)

2 tomatoes, chopped finely

350 cc water

Oil for deep-frying


Spices (ground)

8 red chilies

6 shallots

3 cloves garlic

4 candlenuts, fried

1 teaspoon lesser galangal, chopped

1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped

2 teaspoons galangal, chopped

2 tablespoons tamarind juice

1/2 teaspoon dried shrimp paste

Salt and sugar to taste


Method :

Chop the chicken into serving pieces and rub with tamarind and salt mixed with 2 tablespoons of water. Let it stand for 20 minutes. Heat up a deep frying pan and deep-fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Heat 3 tablespoons oil and saute the ground spices until fragrant. Add lemon grass, tomatoes and water. Bring to the boil. Add in the fried chicken and cook until it is tender and the gravy has thickened. Serve immediately while still hot.


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