Tuesday, September 30, 2008

recipe is : tumeric chicken a.k.a ayam kunyit


500 gms chicken fillet strips or 1 whole chicken, cut into bite pieces - marinated with a bit of salt and deep fried til just cooked

2 stalks curry leaves, remove the leaves from the stem and crush lightly in hand to bruise to release the aroma

3 medium size onions, roughly chopped up
3 red chillies, roughly chopped up
thick soya sauce
light soya sauce
salt to taste
juice of 4 limes

blended ingredients:

4 thumb-size pieces tumeric
1/2 thumb-size piece galangal
4 stalks lemongrass, use only the white bottom part
8 cloves garlic
3 dried chilly, soaked for 15 mins, and drained


heat up 3 tbsp oil in a large pan over a medium flame. add curry leaves and the blended ingredients and a pinch of salt. stir fry til aromatic

add the onions and red chillies, stir fry til onions soften

add the pre-fried chicken and stir to mix thoroughly

add a dash of dark soya sauce and a dash of light soya sauce to flavour. add salt to taste

add the lime juice and stir to mix thoroughly

dish up and serve

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