Ayam Percik (Baked Chicken in Coconut Sauce)
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 Chicken drumsticks (about 1kg)Marinade:
  • 5 stalks Lemongrass, white part only, chopped
  • 80g Shallots, chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 3tsp Fresh Turmeric powder
  • 20g Fresh Ginger, skinned & chopped
  • 4 Red chillies (also added extra 1 tbsp chilli paste - optional)
  • 120g Coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Salt (I used ½ tbsp)
  • 1.5 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Fish sauce
  1. Grind the marinade into paste.
  2. Rub through the marinade on the chicken drumsticks and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Bake chicken drumsticks in 180C preheated oven for about 40 minutes or until cooked through. Turn the drumsticks and brush with marinade every 10 minutes.Recipe is based on May's and Jessie's blog with minor adjustments.
*I used half of the marinade on the chicken meat. Keep the remaining marinade in a separate bowl for brushing during the process of baking
*the marinade is enough for 6 pieces or 1.5kg chicken drumsticks.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at https://www.anncoojournal.com/ayam-percik-baked-chicken-in-coconu/