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Friday, October 9, 2015

BAKED SPICY NYONYA CHICKEN

I never expected that curry flavoured chicken baked this way can be that awesome and I wouldn’t mind preparing it often. It is so easy to do yet the result is very satisfactory.
The curry is aromatic, the spiciness is acceptable , the flavor is good, the chicken meat is soft and juicy. Overall, it is awesome with rice, noodles or buns. I served it with steaming hot rice and a simple Indian Style Fried Cabbage. Hmmmm……yummy, yummy!
Recipe adapted from Yum Yum Magazine No. 89 [slightly modified]
Ingredients For Curry Paste
[Blend and Mix Ingredients]
8 shallots – peeled
4 pips garlic – peeled
1 lemongrass – sliced
3-4 tbsp meat curry powder
1 tsp each turmeric powder, salt and sugar
3 tbsp coconut milk [I used 2 tbsp coconut milk powder]
1 tbsp thick tamarind juice
Other Ingredient
3 chicken whole leg – trimmed away excess fats but keep the skin intact – wash and pat dry
Aluminium foil
  1. Mix curry paste ingredients well and use it to marinate chicken pieces.
  2. Marinate in the fridge for at least 3 hours.
  3. Grease lightly a non-stick baking pan with oil. Arrange chicken pieces on pan without overlapping them.
  4. Cover with a piece of aluminium foil.
  5. Baked in preheated oven at 220 degrees C for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  6. Remove chicken from oven, turn oven to grill function. Remove foil and grill chicken pieces for another 3-5 minutes.
  7. Serve baked chicken hot with rice.
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Little Thumbs Up Event - October 2015 Theme - Coconut organised by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen of My Little Favourite DIY and hosted by Jess of Bakericious

I am also submitting this post to Cook Your Books Event #27 - October 2015 hosted by Joyce of Kitchen Flavours

9 comments:

Phong Hong said...

Hi Kimmy! So this is some sort of a baked dry style curry. Should be good from your description. I hope to try it soon!

Kimmy said...

Hi Phong Hong, I like it for its simplicity and good result. Reminds me of those marinated chicken pieces sold at the hypermarkets. I think it can be baked this way too. Really love the juicy moist chicken meat. Too excited to savour it immediately and no time to take some photos of the meat. We love our food 'hot'.

Holy Food said...

looks delicious kimmy, love it.
I'll try this out very soon.

Karen Luvswesavory said...

Hi Kimmy,
I do bake chicken wrapped in aluminium foil occasionally but have never thought of bake curry chicken with curry spices. Seeing you so enjoy this dish, I'm salivating ....

Kimmy said...

Hi Holy Food, do try and quite sure you will like this.

Kimmy said...

Hi Karen, we really enjoyed this baked chicken. The curry paste is thick and tasty. I especially like the tender, moist and juicy chicken meat.

mui mui said...

Hi Kimmy,
I am drooling looking at your bake curry chicken.
With rice or bun or noodles I know this will be so good!
Thanks for sharing this to LTU:)
mui

Bakericious said...

Kimmy, u are making me hungry.

kitchen flavours said...

Hi Kimmy,
What a delicious dish! looks mouthwatering!

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