Ayam Bumbu Gurih

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30

min

Preparation

15

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

21

Ingredients

This Indonesian roasted chicken is grilled with aromatic spices, guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds

Let's start cooking!

Marinated chicken with blended paste

Step 1 - Marinate the chicken

  • In a blender, add garlic, galangal, ginger, lemongrass, turmeric, 6 shallots, lime leaves, candlenuts, tamarind juice, coriander seeds and butter. Blend until the ingredients come together into a rough paste. Season with salt, pepper and sugar to taste.
  • Take â…” of the marinade and marinate chicken. Set aside for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
Marinaded chicken on baking tray

Step 2 - Grill the chicken

  • Place the chicken on a preheated grill for about 8 minutes on each side.
  • Add 3 Tbsp kecap manis to the remaining mixture and use a brush to spread over the chicken while it is grilling to baste.
    Before grilling your chicken, spray the rack with nonstick cooking spray or brush it with oil to prevent the chicken from sticking
Sambal paste made by blended spices

Step 3 - Make the sambal

  • Using a blender, pulse the red chilies, 5 shallots, fresh tomatoes, limes, Thai basil and 2 Tbsp sugar, until roughly combined. Set aside.

Plate and serve!

Ayam Bumbu Gurih served on a banana leaf with sambal dip

Remove chicken from grill and serve with sambal.

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