Thursday, April 11, 2013

Ayam Percik(Grilled Spicy Chicken in Coconut Sauce)-Kelantan Dish

Ayam Percik or Percik Chicken is seasoned chicken which is a very popular and sold at roadside food stalls all over the state of Kelantan.These succulent chicken legs, baked in a sauce of coconut milk, lemongrass, red chile peppers, garlic and spices, are said to have originated in the state of Kelantan, in northeast Peninsular Malaysia.I am submitting this post to Malaysian Food Fest, Kelantan Month hosted by Gertrude of mykitchensnippets. Enjoy!!

Ayam Percik:(A)

10 chicken drumstick,clean and slit about 3 inch in the middle

Seasoning Spices(B)(grind is food processor)
5 long red pepper chili,wash ,cut and seeds removed
10 dried red pepper
1 bulb garlic,peeled
2 inches ginger,slice
1 tbsp turmeric powder
2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
100 ml coconut milk

Sauce Spices: (C)(grind in food processor)
3-4 red chili pepper,seeds discard and cut
1 stalk lemongrass,slice bottom white part only
1 inch galangal,slice
5 shallot,peeled
1 bulb garlic,peeled
2 inches ginger,slice
1 tbsp tumeric powder
2 candlenut
2-3 tbsp tamarind powder
200 ml coconut milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp belacan powder(shrimp paste)
salt to taste
2 tbsp sugar

Nasi Kerabu (D)
20 bunga telang (blue pea flower) soak in 150 ml water,discard flowers
1 cup Jasmine rice
 some cut celery
some cut tomato
some roasted coconut flake for garnishing

1:Combine spices ingredients(C) in food processor and grind until fine.Use the spices to marinate drumstick all over for 1 hour or overnight in fridge.
2:Combine spices ingredients (D) in food processor and grind until fine.Prepare large skillet or wok at medium high heat.Add in ingredients (D) except coconut milk and sauteed until fragrant.Lastly add in coconut milk.Check the seasoning.
3:Prepare baking dish or tray with wire rack on it.Preheat oven to 400 F.Place marinated drumstick over the wire rack and roast for 30-40 minutes. Coated roasted  all drumstick with sauce (D).Turn oven to broiled and grill marinated drumstick for 5-8 minutes or until charred.
4:Remove bunga telang or blue pea flower from the liquid. Wash rice for couple of times before add in the blue pea flower liquid.Cook rice in electric rice cooker.
8:Place grilled drumstick percik,celery,tomato,sambal belacan and blue pea rice on a serving plate.Place some roasted coconut flakes on the top of rice.


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