Ayam Golek

(Spicy Grilled Chicken) Serves 6 - 8


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • chicken liver & gizzard
  • salt to taste


  1. Clean the chicken well and drain.
  2. Pound or grind the coriander seeds and garlic finely.
  3. Slice finely the chicken innards and mix with 1 tsp of the ground ingredients.
  4. Chop the eggs roughly and add to the mixture. Stuff the chicken with the mixture and sew up the opening.
  5. Squeeze out the milk from the coconut, mix with tamarind and salt. Add in the remaining ground ingredients.
  6. Boil the chicken in this mixture until the oil surfaces.
  7. Take the chicken out of the pot and grill in the oven till tender.