Ayam Golek Recipe

Ayam Golek Recipe

(Malaysian Recipe)

Ingredients: Serves  4-6

1.5kg chicken, halved and with a few

  slits made on back and thighs

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground turmeric, or 2.5-cm

  knob turmeric, peeled and ground

1 tablespoons chicken curry powder

tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 small pieces dried sour fruit (asam gelugur)

500ml coconut milk, squeezed from 1 grated

  coconut with sufficient water added

Ingredients to be ground:

25 dried chilies, soaked

300g shallots, peeled

2 stalks lemon grass (use only the bottom white

  tender part)

1.25-cm knob ginger, peeled


Rub chicken with 2 teaspoons salt and turmeric.  Set aside for 15 minutes.  Into a saucepan, put ground ingredients and all remaining ingredients.  Bring to a slow boil, stirring over low heat for about 20 minutes or until gravy is thick.  Grill chicken over glowing charcoal for 15-20 minutes on each side or until chicken is browned and cooked.  Spoon gravy over chicken and grill for 5 minutes more or until fragrant and oily.  Transfer to a dish and serve, if desired, garnished with lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes and chilies.

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