Chicken Rendang Recipe

Chicken Rendang the amazing Malaysian-Indonesian chicken stew with spices and coconut milk.

Ingredients for Chicken Rendang

    1 1/2 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs,cut into cubes

    1/3 cup cooking oil

    1 cinnamon stick

    3 cloves

    3 star anise

    3 cardamom pods

    1 lemongrass, white part only, pounded and cut into strips

    1 cup coconut milk

    1 cup water

    5 kaffir lime leaves, bruised

    5 tablespoons toasted grated coconut (kerisik)

    1 tablespoon sugar or to taste

    Salt to taste

Spices and Paste

    6 shallots

    1-inch piece galangal

    3 stalks lemongrass, white part only

    4 cloves garlic

    1-inch piece ginger, peeled

    10 dried chilies (chili arbol), seeded