(Masbar) Ayam Rica Rica (Manadonese Chicken in Red Hot Chili Sauce)

Yay I finally could upload my entry for this month’s masbar. Don’t know why my spirit to blog has dropped a bit lately. I still cook and bake and take photos too but just lazy to upload it into this blog… :s Hopefully it wouldn’t be long until I found my mood back again.

This month’s theme is chicken dish from North Sulawesi. Chicken is my favorite meat and dishes from North Sulawesi is usually hot and spicy. I love chicken in any way and my life would be bland without my spices and chilies, so I was more than happy to make this dish.

Ayam Rica Rica

For 3-4 persons

– 500 gr chicken pieces
– 1/2 tsp salt
– 1 tbs lemon juice
– 2 small tomatoes, diced
– 1 cm ginger, bruised
– 1 lemongrass, bruised
– 2 kaffir lime leaves
– Salt
– 2 tbs oil
– 150 ml water

For the spice paste:
– 5 red chili (less or more depending on your taste buds)
– 10 bird’s eye chili (less or more depending on your taste buds)
– 5 shallots
– 3 garlic

– Marinade chicken pieces in lemon juice and salt for appoximately 15 minutes.
– Pound spice paste ingredients until smooth.
– Heat up oil in a pan, add spice paste, ginger, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves when the oil is hot.
– Fry until the spice is done, add chicken pieces.
– Continue stirring until chicken turns color.
– Add water and salt, continue cooking until water has evaporated and chicken is cooked.
– If you prefer, you could grill the chicken little bit just until it’s nicely brown.
– Serve with steamed white rice.

Source: Adapted from the book Masakan Indonesia by Yasa Boga

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