Welcome to my Foodie Blog

I'm a beginner cook with a very very supportive husband as my kitchen assistant.
My foodie blog is where I will share my simple and no fuss recipes that my husband and I like and absolutely easy to try... At least we have tried.
I also love taking picture of the food so here it goes... a combination of cooking and photography... Enjoy

Love, Helena Rijoly - Matakupan

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Opor Ayam // Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk

I cooked this 2 nights ago just because I wanted to.

4 piece of Chicken Drumstick and 4 piece of Chicken Thigh
4 lime leaves
2 bay leaves
1 lemongrass, bruised

400 ml very light coconut milk
200 ml thick coconut Milk
Salt, pepper and sugar to your taste
Cooking oil

Ingredient to grind:
8 shallot
4 garlics
5 candlenut
1/2 tsp coriander

1 cm galanggal
1/2 tsp cumin
1 cm ginger

1. Marinate chicken with salt and pepper for 15 - 30 minutes. Then fry the chicken half cooked in hot oil. set a side
2. Saute ground ingredient, lime leaves, bay leaves and lemongrass until fragrant
3. Add the chicken and mix it well until chicken is fully coated with ingredient
4. Pour the light coconut milk, salt and sugar. Cook until coconut milk reduced to half and chicken tender
5. Pour the thick coconut milk... adjust the taste... and keep stirring until cooked

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