Ayam Penyet – Indonesian Spicy Penyet Chicken Recipe – Chicken penyet is very easy to make food because basically chicken penyet is fried chicken dipenyet along with the chili sauce. So you don’t have to bother anymore mencocol chicken with chili sauce. Chicken penyet is already ubiquitous in small and large restaurants.
The taste is savory and spicy sensation of the traditional made many people interested to taste the menu as one of their meals. In some restaurants, there are serving chicken penyet with varying degrees of spiciness from the traditional that are up to the level which is very spicy. For culinary food hunts it became one of their menus to made himself at home with a variety of creations. For beginners who want to cook chicken penyet, the following chicken recipe penyet very easily.
- 5 cloves garlic, peeled, divided
- 3 shallots, divided
- 1 1/2 inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped
- 1 1/2 inch piece galangal, thinly sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
- 2 teaspoons salt, divided
- 4 chicken thighs
- 1 1/4 cups water
- 2 salam leaves (substitute with curry leaves)
- 3 teaspoons oil, divided, or as needed
- 1/2 tomato11 fresh red chile pepper, finely chopped
- 4 tablespoons key lime juice, or to taste
- 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
- 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 bunch lemon basil (kemangi)
Combine garlic, 1 shallot, ginger, galangal, coriander, and 1 1/2 teaspoon salt in a mortar and pestle; pound into a paste.
Combine chicken with the garlic paste, water, and salam leaves in a pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons oil in a skillet. Once the chicken is fully boiled, fry the chicken in the skillet until it’s golden brown, 5 to 10 minutes.
For the sambal (chili sauce) heat 1 teaspoon oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook remaining 2 shallots, tomato, and red chiles for 2 minutes. Move to a mortar and pestle and add lime juice, shrimp paste, 1/2 teaspoon salt, sugar, and lemon basil. Pound everything into a paste.