Green Chilli Chicken

Can’t believe i have never tried making these amidst my kitchen experiments! In Indonesian, its called Ayam Cabe Hijau! We used to always go to Garamerica for good indo food and have these! Such a simple dish to cook 😉

I’ll try my best to translate the recipe in English!


1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces

2 tablespoon of Tumeric powder

2 Teaspoon of Salt

A tablespoon of lime juice

5 Kaffir Lime Leaves

1 Stalk Lemongrass Bruised

To Blend:

10 Green Chillies

5 Bird Eye Chillies (Depends on how spicy you like it)

8 Shallots (I use a large brown onion)

5 cloves of Garlic

3 Candlenuts (I opt it out as I don’t use it)

2inch Ginger

A teaspoon of Tumeric Powder

A teaspoon of salt

A teaspoon of sugar

How to:
Marinate Chicken with salt, turmeric powder and lime juice for about 10minutes. Deep fry or Air fry (20mins) marinated chicken until it is golden.

Heat oil in wok and sautéed all the items that has been blended. Once Fragrant, add in the Kaffir Lime Leaves and the bruised lemongrass. And fry ingredients until it’s cooked (usually when the colour gets darker).

Add in the fried chicken and mixed well until its fully cooked. Serve with plain rice.

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