Well, when I originally tried out this recipe, it was meant to be Ayam Goreng Kalasan. However, it didn’t quite turn out to be that way, but still work out as just regular Indonesian Ayam Goreng / Fried Chicken :) I’ll try out more recipes and when I succeed, I’ll let you know.

Fried Chicken

What you will need:
  • 4 chicken thighs ( or whichever part of the chicken you like)
  • 16 oz (500 ml) of thick coconut cream
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • 5 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½" (1.5 cm) of galangal
  • Salt and Brown Sugar to taste
  • Generous amount of Canola oil for frying
  • Ingredients for sambal:
  • 15 Thai chilis (seeded)
  • 6 shallots
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tomato
  • ½ tsp of shrimp paste (belachan)
  • Salt and Sugar to taste
  • 5 Tbsp of Canola oil
  1. Boil the chicken in the coconut milk along with other ingredients until the coconut milk is reduced to almost dry and chicken is cooked. Removed and set them aside to let cool
  2. Heat oil in a fryer/wok and fry chicken until golden brown. Remove and brush with some of the coconut sauce from no.1
  3. Boil tomato and Thai chilis in a boiling water and then ground with other sambal ingredient in a food processor.
  4. Saute with 5 Tbsp of Oil and until fragrant. Serve with the chicken and rice

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