ayam masak merah (chicken in red sauce)

ayam masak merah ingr ayam masak merahhh

Serves 4

  • 500 gr chicken
  • oil
  • 1 tbsp spicy sauce
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 piece of cinnamon
  • 2 or 3 cardamom pods
  • 2 or 3 cloves
  • 2 or 3 pieces of star anise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 small tomatoes (about 100 gr)
  • water (if the sauce is too thick)
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp lemongrass
  • 5 or 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 or 3 cm ginger fresh
  • 10 shallots (or 1 onion)
  • oil

1 freir pollo 2 pollo frito 3 reservar

Chop chicken and fry it in a pan with a little oil on high heat until it is golden. Set it aside.

4 picar verduras 5 rehogar verduras

Chop garlic, shallots, ginger, lemongrass, and fry them in the pan with a little oil on medium-high heat.

6 rallar tomate

Meanwhile, grate tomatoes.

7 añadir ingr 8 añadir tomate 9 mezclar

Add spicy sauce, the remaining spices, grated tomatoes, sugar and bay leaves.

10 añadir pollo 11 mezclar

Stir it. When it starts boiling add the chicken. Mix it and low the heat. Let it cook for a few minutes, until the chicken is tender. Add some water if the sauce is thick. Add salt to taste and serve hot.

ayam masak merah

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