Super Easy Ayam Penyet • Indonesian Smashed Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe in English 印尼炸鸡 Ayam Goreng

Super Easy Ayam Penyet • Indonesian Smashed Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe in English 印尼炸鸡 Ayam Goreng

I know some of you are always skeptical when we label a recipe as super easy but but but it’s really super easy!!! Okay I know deep-frying is not easy for some of you but trust me, it gets better with practice. After a while, everything will be easy for you. As explained by Roland in the video, Ayam Penyet means smashed chicken in English. This Indonesian fried chicken is smashed to make it it softer before being served. The dish is often served with sambal belacan (look out for our recipe to be uploaded tomorrow – Sunday, cucumber, fried firm tofu and tempeh. With this recipe, now you can enjoy ayam penyet at home. Yay!

See the ingredient list below for your easy reference.

We would like to give special thanks to Greenpan for letting us try out their high quality non-stick Dutch Oven Pot in the video. If you like to buy them, you can go to any of the major departmental stores in Singapore such as Isetan, Robinsons, Takashimaya, BHG, OG, Metro or Tangs. These two brands are also available in most major departmental stores in Malaysia.

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Serves 4 pax

Broth marinade
1 thumb-size of young ginger
1 thumb-size of galangal (blue ginger)
2 pcs of shallots
4 cloves of garlic
4 stalks of lemongrass – use only the white part
1 tablespoon of coriander seeds
0.5 teaspoon of cumin
1L of water
1 tablespoon of turmeric powder
6 pcs of bay leaves
1 pc of chicken stock cube
1 teaspoon of salt
1kg of whole chicken – quartered

Batter – feel free to increase the amount used to make more crispy bits
50g of rice flour
10g of cornflour
0.5 teaspoon of baking powder
100ml of broth


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Baking powder:

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