Malaysian Ayam Goreng | How to make Malaysian Ayam Goreng

By Runa Ganguly  |  28th Mar 2018  |  
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About Malaysian Ayam Goreng Recipe

Add these Malay traditional spicy,flavourful and crispy fried chicken, to your next party appetiser or your weekend special brunch, and you will be surprised with the oodles of compliments it earns you!!!

Malaysian Ayam Goreng

Ingredients to make Malaysian Ayam Goreng

  • 1 kg chicken legs/ whole chicken pieces
  • For marination:
  • 250 gm shallots
  • 4 stalks of lemon grass
  • Handful of curry leaves
  • 5-6 chilli padis
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 inch ginger deskined
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 5 tablespoon cornflour
  • oil for Deep frying

How to make Malaysian Ayam Goreng

  1. Wash and clean the chicken pieces well and place them in a bowl
  2. Roughly chop the shallots, lemon grass,chilli padis,garlic and ginger
  3. Add the chopped ingredients in a blender and blend into a paste without any water
  4. Add the blended paste to the chicken
  5. Add the dry spices next
  6. Beat the eggs and add them next. coat the chicken pieces well with the paste,eggs and spices
  7. Finally add the salt, curry leaves and cornflour and coat every chicken piece well
  8. Cover and refrigerate for an hour for the chicken to marinate in the flavours
  9. Heat enough oil for deep frying and fry the chicken pieces in batches until both sides are crisp and brown
  10. Rest the fried chicken on an absorbent paper to drain excess oil
  11. Serve hot with chilled yogurt-mint dip. Enjoy!!

My Tip:

Adjust the chilli padis according to your spice tolerance level. Use normal green chillies if you cannot find chilli padis

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