Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato (Ayam Goreng Masak Merah). If you want to try and authentic Malay cuisine, Ayam Masak Merah (chicken with tomato sauce) is the ideal choice for you. The chicken with tomato sauce recipe has less chili than other traditional Malay cuisines, ideal for the gastronomes who do not withstand other fiercely hot curry dishes and kids friendly. Great recipe for Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato (Ayam Goreng Masak Merah). [Included is a recipe for basic ketchup].
Try this spicy Asian recipe and see how ears, as well as taste buds, perk up. We even like it as a variation on our spicy wings recipe. The name Ayam Masak Merah literally translates to chicken cooked red, this spicy chicken recipe is as popular in Malaysia as Kentucky fried chicken or Buffalo wings are in the U. You can cook Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato (Ayam Goreng Masak Merah) using 21 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato (Ayam Goreng Masak Merah)
- Prepare 350 g of Chicken Meat (with skin, boneless).
- You need of Dry Rub Marinade;.
- Prepare 1 tsp of Turmeric Powder.
- Prepare 1 tsp of salt.
- You need of Blended Paste;.
- Prepare 40 g of Shallots.
- Prepare 30 g of Garlic.
- Prepare 20 g of Ginger.
- You need 3 of Red Chilies (deseeded).
- It’s of Basic Ketchup Recipe;.
- You need 1/3 cup of Tomato Puree.
- It’s 1 Tbsp of Vinegar.
- It’s 1/3 cup of Water.
- Prepare 2 Tbsp of Sugar.
- Prepare 2 pinches of Salt (2 g).
- You need of For Frying;.
- It’s 2 Tbsp of Ghee or Butter.
- Prepare as needed of Cooking Oil.
- It’s of Optional;.
- It’s 1 pc of Tomato (diced).
- You need 1 pc of Onion (sliced).
Spicy Chicken in Tomato Sauce a famous malay dish. Goes well with ghee rice or coconut rice. Ingredients for marinating Chicken Turmeric powder Salt Ingredients for grinding a paste Dry chilli. Ayam Masak Merah is a traditional Malaysian dish which literal translation means "Chicken Cooked Red ".
Fried Chicken in Spicy Tomato (Ayam Goreng Masak Merah) instructions
- Marinate the chicken with turmeric powder and salt and rest for minimum 30 minutes..
- When ready, heat oil in wok or a pan at high heat (400°c) for shallow frying. High heat is necessary to prevent the meat from sticking. Rest the chicken and set aside..
- Add 2 Tbsp of Ghee and 1 Tbsp of Oil to the pan/wok on high heat and fry the blended paste until fragrant (10 seconds). Then Turn the heat down to low heat..
- Add the pre-made ketchup and mix well. Optionally you can add your tomatoes here too. Bring it to a boil and cover with a lid. Cook the the sauce until it's reduced to a desired consistency. Be sure to stir every 5 minutes..
- Add in the chicken and coat the chicken with the sauce. Don't linger for too long or the crispy skin will get soggy. Optionally you can add your onions here. Dish is ready to serve..
- COMMENTARY; This dish is a deconstruction of Spicy Tomato Chicken; breaking down Spicy Tomato Chicken into it's elements then reinterpreting it. Also, linguistically, tomato sauce means ketchup and as unflattering as it sounds, this dish is exactly Fried Chicken in Spicy Ketchup. So, there is a difference between chicken braised in Gulai with tomato puree, and fried chicken tossed in spicy ketchup..
The redness refers to the red tomato that is added to this dish. Ayam Masak Merah (Malaysian Red Cooked Chicken) As a child I wasn't a great fan of spicy food, in fact I loathed it. Having grown up in Malaysia this presented a very real challenge, especially for my grandmother. In Malay, we call it "Ayam Masak Merah". It literally means chicken cook red or with better 'grammar', chicken cooked in red.