Spicy Chicken Rendang Recipe

Spicy Chicken Rendang is a traditional Indonesian dish that is rich in flavor and spices. The chicken is slow-cooked in a fragrant blend of lemongrass, galangal, turmeric, and chili, resulting in tender and flavorful meat. The dish is finished with coconut milk, which adds a creamy and slightly sweet element to balance out the heat. Spicy Chicken Rendang is best served with steamed rice and garnished with fresh herbs for a satisfying and aromatic meal.

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Ingredients for Spicy Chicken Rendang Recipe

  • 0.38 kilogram Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/2 Onions, Chopped
  • 3/4 Stalks Lemongrass, Bruised
  • 3/4 centimeter Galangal, Sliced
  • 1/2 centimeter Turmeric, Sliced
  • 1.25 Red Chilies, Sliced
  • 100 milliliter Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt, To Taste

Directions: Spicy Chicken Rendang Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat oil and saut茅 the chopped onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add the chicken pieces and cook until they are browned on all sides.
  • STEP 3.Add the spice paste, lemongrass, galangal, turmeric, and chili, and cook for a few minutes until fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Pour in the coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Cover the pot and let it cook on low heat for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the chicken is tender and the sauce has thickened.
  • STEP 5.Serve the Spicy Chicken Rendang hot with steamed rice and garnish with fresh herbs like cilantro or basil.

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier rendang, add more chili or use spicier varieties.
  • To enhance the flavor, marinate the chicken in the spice paste for a few hours or overnight before cooking.
  • If the sauce is too thick, add a little water or coconut milk to adjust the consistency.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Spicy Chicken Rendang can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a microwave or on the stovetop until heated through before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and serve with steamed rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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1140
calories per serving
84 g Fat16 g Protein104 g Carbs77 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    84g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    104g
  • Fiber
    77g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    104g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    77g

Fats

  • Fat
    84g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1135mg
  • Iron
    16mg
  • Vitamin A
    453mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    89mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    39mg
  • Vitamin E
    8mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    246mg
  • Manganese
    24mg
  • Phosphorus
    301mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp