Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken

Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken

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Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken is one of the most favored of recent trending meals in the world. It is easy, it is fast, it tastes yummy. It is enjoyed by millions every day. Chicken is something which I’ve loved my whole life. They’re nice and they look wonderful.

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As for the number of servings that can be served to make Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken is 2 servings. So make sure this portion is enough to serve for yourself and your beloved family.

Just in addition, the time it takes to cook Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken estimated approx 1hr.

To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few components. You can cook Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken using 22 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

As I was planning another recipe for the collaboration with @chillibellasg, little did I know that this dish is actually a very well-known dish in Indonesia and I have never seen nor heard about this recipe. Quite embarrassing really, being a part of Indonesian heritage. Perhaps I should really dive into Indonesian cultures and cuisine to really understand more.

I can only remember vaguely bits and pieces of some dishes that my grandma used to cook. Well, she didn't pass down the recipes to my mother. Partly, my mother is a career woman and she dislikes being in the kitchen for long hours. So, I think it should my duty to rediscover the dishes again.

Traditionally, the chicken is being fried and cook with the sambal hijau sauce. I find that doing so, makes the dish a bit heavy and greasy. I went ahead and use an old French method, which is searing the chicken and cooking it with the sauce. I am still researching about sambal hijau. Once I have done my homework, I will definitely share the recipe with you lovely people. In the meantime, let's get started.

Ingredients and spices that need to be Get to make Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken:

  1. Chicken:
  2. 4 Chicken Thighs Boneless Skinless,
  3. Pinch Sea Salt,
  4. Pinch White Pepper,
  5. Pinch Dried Mushroom Powder,
  6. 1 TBSP Turmeric Powder,
  7. Spice Blend:
  8. Lemongrass Coarsely Sliced, 1 Stalk (White Parts Only)
  9. Kaffir Lime Leaves Chiffonade, 3
  10. 1/2 Inch Galangal,
  11. 1/2 Inch Ginger,
  12. 3 Candlenuts / Macadamia Nuts,
  13. 4 Shallots,
  14. 3 Cloves Garlic,
  15. 1/4 Cup Chicken Stock,
  16. Dish:
  17. Peanut / Grapeseed / Sunflower / Canola Oil, For Frying
  18. 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter,
  19. 1 Yellow Onion Finely Sliced,
  20. Sambal Hijau, 2 Heaped TBSP
  21. 1/2 Cup Chicken Stock,
  22. Parsley Finely Chopped, For Garnishing

Steps to make to make Sambal Hijau Ayam | Chicken

  1. Prepare the chicken.

    Transfer chicken, salt, pepper, mushroom and turmeric powder to a large bowl.

    Massage the seasonings onto the chicken, coating it well.

    Cover with cling film and chill in the fridge until ready to use.

  2. Prepare the spice blend.

    Blitz everything in a food processor or blender until smooth.

    Set aside until ready to use.

  3. Prepare the dish.

    In a skillet over medium heat, add in 1 TBSP of oil.

    Once the oil is at the smoking point, lay in the chicken.

    Sear the chicken until the bottom is browned.

    Flip, add in 2 TBSP of oil and butter.

    Tilt and baste the chicken with all the liquid.

    Once the bottom is browned, remove them from heat and rest on a plate.

  4. Using the same skillet, add in the spice blend.

    Deglaze, picking up all the flavors.

    Add in the onions and saute until softened.

    Add in Sambal Hijau and chicken stock.

    Stir to combine well.

  5. Add in the chicken and all the leftover juices on the plate.

    Mix until well combined.

    Bring it to a slow simmer over low heat.

    Cover and cook until the sauce has reduced to 1/4 and the oil has separated.

    *Stir occasionally to prevent burning.*

  6. Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and white pepper.

    Remove from heat and transfer onto serving plates.

    Garnish with some parsley.

    Serve immediately.

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