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Monday, April 16, 2007

Spicy Honey Chicken


There are 2 types of cooking that I can have day-after-day-after-day and they're sweet & sour and soy sauce. Be it chicken, beef, fish, crabs or any kinda seafood. Maybe because they'r just simply delicious or maybe because they'r so easy to make. The basic ingredients would be shallots, ginger and garlic. Lately I have been making a lot of spicy honey chicken since it's always a hit among my friends. As the name goes, chili paste is a must to get the spiciness. Not just cut chilies (for a simple sweet & sour) but the paste.


When i cook, there would be the easy (simply malas or not enuf time) or not so easy way of making them. Here, im gonna share the not so easy but not that difficult way of making it.You can use any parts of chicken or just chicken wings or the whole chicken even. Please do not run away and give up before you read the recipe and method. ;)


Ingredients


A.

10pcs of chicken (bone in)

3 teaspoon tumeric powder

1.5 teaspoon salt

B.

12 dried red chilies (soaked in hot water and deseeded)

5 shallots

3 garlic

2inc ginger

C.

4-spices (3 star anise seed,6 cloves,6 cardamon & 2in cinnamon stick), rinsed

7 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoon ketchup

1/2 cup water

salt

3 tablespoon oil

1/2 onion, sliced


Method


1. Marinate the chicken with tumeric powder and salt. Deep fry (slowly) them and keep aside.

2. Grind ingredients in B with a little bit of water.

3. Heat up the oil in the wok and add the 4-spices until fragrant and then add/stir-fry items B.

4. Add the rest of the items in C and continue stirring.

5. Keep tasting until you get the desired taste and lastly put the chicken in. Stir and serve.

4 comments:

kate said...

wa lau wei....sudah terror beb:)...yeap true for us who live back in kl...no need to cook....but i always cook the easiest one if i'm craving for my own cooking...tomyam and pasta:)

kate

PrincessJournals said...

haha. thanks kate. does tomyam fall under the easy category? :P

kate said...

hehehe...yeap easy category...been cooking these 2 ever since i was a student in UK..

PrincessJournals said...

iv only made tomyam once. its tough finding seafood here even at asian stores. sotong pun kecik aje.