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Kunyit aka Turmeric Chicken



Tantalize your taste buds with this Kunyit Chicken dish, not too spicy, yet tasty and delicious



it's simply finger licking good.   .............  Yummy, yummy!

Recipe for Kunyit aka Turmeric Chicken

Ingredients :
  • 6 Chicken Drumsticks about 1.2 kg, -  preferably with skin removed
  • 20 gm fresh Kunyit/Turmeric
  • 4 pips Garlic
  • 10 Shallots
  • 1 inch square of Belachan paste
  • 6 dried Chillies  -  Soaked
  • 3 sticks of Lemon Grass
  • 1.1/2  Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1.1/2  Teasp. Salt
  • 1/8  Teasp. Dark Soya Sauce
Method :
  1. Pound together the fresh kunyit, garlic, shallots, dried chillies and belachan paste.  Crush the lemon grass.
  2. Lightly make 2 slits on each of the chicken drumsticks, marinate them with the above pounded ingredients.
  3. Add in the salt, sugar and dark soya sauce, and leave to marinate for about 3 hours, turning and stirring after every 30 minutes.
  4. Heat up a wok/pan and cook the chicken drumsticks under medium heat, till the meat is tender.  No oil is required.
  5. Dish up the chicken drumsticks and grill for about 2 minutes, without the gravy.
  6. Once nicely grilled, place them on a plate, add the gravy on top and it's now ready to be served.
  7. This dish goes very well with rice, bread, roti canai or even puri.
Note :
It is best to marinate the chicken drumsticks, preferably overnight.

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