How to Cook Yummy Chicken in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Ayam Asam Pedas)

Chicken in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Ayam Asam Pedas).

This Delicious Chicken in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Ayam Asam Pedas) using 22 easy ingredients and 7 simple steps. Follow these simple steps to cook it.

Ingredients of Chicken in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Ayam Asam Pedas)

  1. Prepare 350 g of Chicken Meat (boneless, cut into pieces).
  2. You need 1/2 tsp of Salt (marinate).
  3. You need of Sambal Paste (blend well);.
  4. It’s 20 g of Dried Chilli (deseed, rehydrated).
  5. You need 40 g of Shallots.
  6. You need 20 g of Garlic.
  7. You need 20 g of Ginger Root.
  8. You need 20 g of Galangal Root.
  9. You need 20 g of Turmeric Root.
  10. It’s 20 g of Fermented Shrimp Paste (Belacan).
  11. Prepare 20 g of Lemongrass Stalk (white part).
  12. Prepare of Aromatics;.
  13. You need 2 stalk of Ginger Flower (slice in half).
  14. Prepare 2 stalk of Lemongrass (bruised).
  15. Prepare 10 sprigs of Vietnamese Mint (Daun Kesum).
  16. It’s of Other Ingredients;.
  17. Prepare 3 Tbsp of Cooking Oil.
  18. Prepare 1 Tbsp of Sugar.
  19. You need 1.5 cup of Water.
  20. It’s 100 g of Okra.
  21. You need 2 pc of Tomatoes (quartered).
  22. Prepare 10 g of Vietnamese Mint leaves (finely chopped, garnish).

Chicken in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Ayam Asam Pedas) instructions

  1. MARINATE; Salt the chicken and set aside for 30 minutes or more..
  2. COOK THE PASTE; heat 3 Tbsp of Cooking Oil until hot, then add the Sambal Paste. Cook the Paste until the oil separates..
  3. TAMARIND; once the oil separates, add the Tamarind juice, Aromatics, Sugar and mix well. Bring it to a gentle boil and cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes and stirring occasionally..
  4. CHICKEN; After 5 minutes, DISCARD the Aromatics, turn down the heat to a Simmer and then add in the Chicken. Cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally..
  5. VEGGIES; after 5 minutes, add the tomatoes and okra. Cover with lid and cook for 2 minutes. After that, remove the lid and season with Salt if necessary..
  6. OPTIONAL; the dish is basically done but if you want to thicken the gravy, simply continue to simmer without a lid for another 5-10 minutes. You might want to remove the Okra and set it aside but you can leave the tomatoes and chicken in..
  7. SERVE with cooked rice and garnish with Vietnamese Mint leaves..