How to make Indonesian Chicken
- To a pot on low flame, add a tablespoon of olive oil and a dash of salt.
- Add a glass full of water into the pot and bring it to boil.
- Add the washed and rinsed rice into the pot.
- Cover the pot and let the rice cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Take the rice off the heat once it is done.
- Set it aside for serving in the end.
- To a non-stick pan, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and heat it.
- Fry the chicken breast halves and the green peas in the frying pan until they are tender.
- While the chicken is frying, use a mixing bowl for the rest of the ingredients.
- Add chicken broth, peanut butter, soya sauce, honey, chili paste, lemon juice and salt into the bowl.
- Whisk all the ingredients well.
- Set the mixed up spices aside until the chicken and beans get tender.
- Once, the chicken is fried on both sides, add the spices to the frying pan.
- Cook the chicken and the green peas for another 5 to 10 minutes with the spices.
- Garnish with chopped green onion and serve with the rice already set aside!
- Indonesians love spicy food.
- Indonesia has a new breed of chicken known as the Ayam Cemani. Ayam means chicken in Indonesia, while Cemani is the village where this breed was first discovered. Hence, it has the name Ayam Cemani. This breed of chicken is completely black---even the internal organs!