Hot Chicken Dish

Origin: Indonesia

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg chicken, cut in pieces, washed
  • 4 pc juice of 4 limes or lemon
  • 4 pc tomato, quartered
  • 10 pc kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced
  • 4 stem lemon grass, outer leaves discarded, finely chopped
  • 5 pc scallions or spring onions, in 1 cm long chopped
  • 20 pc small red chillies / bird chillies
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 250 ml water
  • 2 pc bunch or a handfull of basil leaves

Spice for the paste

  • 10 pc shalllots, chopped
  • 7 pc large red chillies, de-seeded, chopped
  • 5 gloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 cm fresh ginger, peeled

Hot Chicken Dish

It's HOT but DELICIOUS, especially for chilli fans 😉

Instructions

  • Put the chicken in a bowl and mix with lime or lemon juice. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Blend all ingredients for the spice paste in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  • Transfer the paste into a large saucepan or a wok. Add tomato, kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass, spring onion, small red chilli, sugar then pour in the water.
  • Cook with maximum heat until the chicken's colour turn to white.
  • Turn the heat into medium, cover the wok, simmer untill the chicken well cooked.
  • Adjust the seasoning. Add in basil leaves, stir and lift. Serve right away.
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