Text 4 May Indonesian Food Recipe

Today our Kupu Kupu Jimbaran chef Mr. Pastika, shares with us a traditional recipe from the nearby Balinese Island, Lombok.

 AYAM TALIWANG (spicy grilled chicken)



300 gram of boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 lime, squeeze it to get around 1-2 teaspoons juice
150 ml of coconut milk
1 teaspoon of shaved palm sugar
vegetable oil
A pinch of salt

Finely pestle the following ingredients into a spice-paste
6 red chilies, roasted
6 shallots, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 candle nuts, fried without oil
1 teaspoon of roasted shrimp paste


Rub the chicken breast with lime juice and salt, grill until it is half-cook.
Heat oil in a pan and sauté the spice paste until fragrant.
Pour in the coconut milk, salt and palm sugar, cook and stir until boiled.
Add the chicken breast.
Cook on low heat until the liquid is thickened and becomes a gravy sauce.
Remove the chicken from the pan, and baste it with the gravy sauce.
Grill slowly and turn around several times.
Serve it with steamed rice.

You can enjoy many Indonesian and Balinese dishes at our Topeng Restaurant. Your one stop for Balinese fine dining in Jimbaran.

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