Recipe: Ayam Panggang Kecap by Asian Food Channel

This Indonesian sweet soy sauce grilled chicken is jam-packed with flavour. Savour this quick and easy recipe!

Ingredients

Serves 4-6 people

  • 1 large chicken
    Cut into four pieces
  • 4 Tbsp kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 chili padi (bird’s eye chili)
  • 8 shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp white peppercorns
  • 3 buah kemiri (candlenuts)
    Roasted and finely chopped, or substitute with macadamia or cashew nuts
  • 1 Tbsp belacan (shrimp paste)
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tsp tamarind water
    Mix ½ tsp tamarind paste with 1 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • 2 ½ cup water
  • Vegetable oil
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Step 4 – Cook chicken in sauce

  • In the same pan, place the chicken with 3 Tbsp soy sauce, 2 Tbsp kecap manis, 1 Tsp sugar and 2 ½ cup water.
  • On low heat, cook the chicken for 10 to 15 minutes, until tender and sauce dries up.
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