Chicken Cooked Padang Style

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2.4 lbs Chicken
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Tamarind Water
  • 500 ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Sweet soy sauce ( "KecapManis" )
  • 3 pcs Chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Javanese palm sugar ( "GulaMerah" )
  • Cooking oil l50 gr Red chilies
  • 12 Shallots
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp Shrimp paste
  • 2 cm Ginger
  • 2 cm Lesser galangal

2 tsp salt

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Cut the chicken into 8 - 10 pieces, then smear it with salt and Javanese Tamarind Water.
  • Knead the chicken and leave it for 10 minutes to let it absorbs the seasonings.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a wok or skillet, fry the chicken until yellowish.
  • Remove and drain.
  • Heat 5 tbsp of cooking oil,saute (stir-fry) spices until fragrant.
  • Add the fried chicken, stir, and pour water.
  • Add sweet soy sauce, sugar, tomatoes and palm sugar.
  • Continue to cook over low heat until the chicken is cooked well and the sauce thickens.