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Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken (Ayam Orang Aring) Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken (Ayam Orang Aring) Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken (Ayam Orang Aring) Recipe

I love dishes that are savory and sweet and easy to prepare. Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken tastes fantastic whether served hot or at room temperature as long as it’s eaten with steamed white rice. This is a great dish to cook ahead of time and keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for the following days. The pungency of shrimp paste blends well with the sweet and spicy accents, coating the moist pieces of chicken. A minimal amount of oil results in an intensely flavored dish without extra calories or fat.

Ingredients :

    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • 8 cloves garlic, finely minced
    • 1/4 large red onion, finely diced
    • 2-4 bird’s-eye chili peppers, sliced diagonally
    • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp paste (Indonesian terasi or Thai shrimp paste
    • 2 fresh, boneless, and skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips
    • 1/4 cup (65 ml) water
    • 2 tablespoons sweet soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon sambal oelek
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Method :

    1. Heat the oil in a wok on high heat. Sauté the garlic, onion, chili peppers, and shrimp paste until fragrant and lightly browned.
    2. Add the chicken and sauté for about 2 minutes until browned. Add the water and lower heat to medium high.
    3. Add the sweet soy sauce, sambal oelek, and salt. Stir until thoroughly mixed for another 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with warm rice.

SERVES 4
PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINUTES
COOKING TIME : 8-10 MINUTES