Serunding Ayam


(Shredded Chicken) Serves 6 - 8

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken - deboned and the flesh minced
  • 20 dried chillies - soaked and ground
  • 2 cups grated coconut - fried brown and pounded
  • 4 cups thick coconut milk
  • 2 stalks lemon grass
  • 1 turmeric leaf
  • 1 piece dried tamarind
  • 3 cm piece galangal - grated
  • 1 large onion - grated
  • 3 cm piece ginger - grated
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • half tsp turmeric powder
  • half tsp aniseed and cumin mixed

Method

  1. Put the ground chillies, grated onion, ginger and galangal into a pan. Add the coconut milk and chicken flesh. Bring to the boil.
  2. Add the black pepper, spices, lamon grass, pounded coconut and tamarind.
  3. Cook over a low heat until the gravy thickens and is almost dry. Season well with salt.