Chicken cooked in coconut milk (Opor Ayam)

Originated from Central Java (Indonesia), opor ayam (chicken cooked in coconut milk) is especially popular during lebaran (Idul Fitri) where it is typically served with ketupat (boiled rice cake wrapped in woven palm leaf pouch) or lontong (boiled rice cake in the shape of a cylinder wrapped in banana leaf). Opor ayam is also the meat of choice for the famous Yogyakarta nasi gudeg, […]

Vietnamese chicken curry (Cà ri gà)

Vietnamese chicken curry or Cà ri gà is a popular Vietnamese curry made with chicken, sweet potatoes (or potatoes, taro), and some vegetables as carrots, peas, … in a coconut curry gravy. It is also served with rice, rice noodle (bún tươi) or bánh mì (Vietnamese baguette) and lime wedges/juice, chili salt and Vietnamese basil. Cà ri gà is […]

Chicken adobo

Chicken adobo is one of the many variations of the classic Filipino adobo. Like its pork counterpart, this chicken version is made by braising the meat in a mixture of soy sauce and vinegar. Onions, garlic, peppercorns, and bay leaves are added to amp up the flavor. It is not uncommon for cooks to add […]

Arroz con pollo

Literally “rice with chicken” this Spanish and Mexican dish is made with rice, chicken, tomatoes, green peppers, seasonings and, sometimes, saffron. RECIPE: Ingredients: 2-3 pounds chicken breasts and thighs 1 medium yellow onion, quartered, plus ½ yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 cup homemade or canned low-sodium chicken broth (240 ml) 1 cup beer (240 ml) […]

Tandoori chicken

Tandoori Chicken is attributed to Kundan Lal Gujral and his partner Kundan Lal Jaggi, who ran a restaurant in present day Pakistan in the 1920’s. They ended up having to flee as Hindu refugees to India. There, in Delhi, they set up a new restaurant and did something experimental. Up to that point, tandoors had […]

Green curry chicken

Green curry (Thai: แกงเขียวหวาน, rtgs: kaeng khiao wan, pronounced [kɛ̄ːŋ kʰǐaw wǎːn], literally sweet green curry) is a Central Thai variety of curry. The name “green” curry derives from the color of the dish, which comes from green chillies. The “sweet” in the Thai name (wan means “sweet”) refers to the particular color green itself […]

Lemongrass chicken

Lemongrass chicken is a delicious dish and easy to cook, The Ingredients are easy to find in all Asian markets. It is usually served with steamed rice as main meal. RECIPE: Ingredients: 800gr Chicken, Bone-in or boneless 2 to 3 stalks Lemongrass, chopped 2 Onions, peeled, cut into wedges 50 gr Garlic clove, peeled, chopped […]

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