[Indonesian] Samba Chicken

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Samba chicken is West Sumatranese fried chicken which is first boiled in its marinate sauce and coconut milk. Serve with steam rice (of course! ;)) and chili sauce, also steamed vegetable.

Preparation time: some minutes
Cooking time:

Serves: 2


6 chicken thighs
200 ml coconut milk
4 lime leaves

1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1 cm ginger
1 cm galanga or Siamese ginger (I used 2 tbsp galanga powder)
Salt to taste


Blend all marinate ingredients then sauté for awhile

Combine coconut milk, sautéed marinate mixture, lime leaves and chicken. Boil using a small flame until the marinate becomes less. Let stand in the rest of marinate shortly

Heat the oil then fry chicken until gold brown. Serve immediately


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