I love this type of Malay fried chicken, full of herbs and spices, so aromatic! Whenever I attending Malay wedding, I am sure looking forward to taste this Ayam goring berempah. Yesterday I prepared this chicken to go with nasi lemak, yum!
Ayam Goreng Berempah (Aromatic Malay Spiced Fried Chicken) 马来炸鸡1kg chicken meat, cut into medium-size pieces1tsp Serbuk Jintan putih (cumin powder)
1tsp Serbuk Jintan Manis (fennel powder)
1tsp Serbuk Ketumbar (coriander powder)
1tsp chili powder
1/2tsp turmeric powder
1tbsp curry powder (meat type)
1tbsp corn flour
1 and 1/2tsp salt
Blend into paste
4 garlic cloves
½” galangal (blue ginger)
- Marinate chicken pieces with all ingredients for several hours.
- Heat oil in a wok (sufficient to fry all chicken at one go) over medium to low heat, put marinated chicken into hot oil piece by piece, deep fry till golden brown (about 10-15mins).
- Once done, remove fried chicken and also the fried spiced crumbs using a strainer and keep aside to drain excess oil.
- Serve hot.