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Delicious Chicken Rendang Recipe

Delicious Chicken Rendang Recipe

Delicious Chicken Rendang Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 2¾ cups (700 ml) thin coconut milk
    • 1 stalk lemongrass, tender inner part of bottom third only, bruised
    • 2 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
    • 1 turmeric leaf, shredded
    • 80 g (¾ cup) Toasted Grated Coconut
    • 1 piece asam gelugur
    • 1 tablespoon shaved palm sugar or dark brown sugar
    • 1 chicken, cleaned and cut into small pieces
    • 1 tablespoon salt

Spice Paste :

    • 2.5-cm (1-in) ginger, sliced
    • 2.5-cm (1-in) galangal root, sliced
    • 1-cm (½-in) turmeric root, sliced
    • 6 shallots
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
    • 2 teaspoons chilli powder

Method :

    1. Grind all the Spice Paste ingredients into a fine paste in a mortar or blender, adding a little water if necessary to keep the blades turning.
    2. Heat the coconut milk in a large saucepan or wok over medium heat. Add the Spice Paste and stir well.
    3. Add the rest of the ingredients, except the chicken and salt, and bring to a boil.
    4. Add the chicken and cook until the chicken is done and the mixture thickens, add the salt and keep stirring constantly to prevent burning.
    5. Remove from the heat, transfer to a serving platter, discarding the lemongrass and asam gelugur. Serve with Turmeric Rice with Coconut.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 1 hour

See also Malaysia Cooking “Classic Chicken Curry (Kari Ayam) Recipe”