The sour and spicy in this food really can increase my appetite, nourishing yet comforting food for me lately. Simple and quick to prepare also.
Serve: 4 servings
½ kg chicken, cut into pieces according to taste
Lemon juice of 1 lemon
5 ~ 7 shallots, finely sliced
3 ~ 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ tsp turmeric powder
Some bird aye chili (amount depends on your taste), cut roughly or let it whole
± 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
Some stalk spring onion, cut roughly
1 medium tomato, cut roughly
Salt and sugar to taste
bay leaves and 1 cm galangal, crushed
How to cook:
1) Boil chicken with enough water (not too much), add lemon juice and cook until chicken is tender. Drain chicken and discard the water. Put chicken back into pan and cook again with ± 2 lt water, bay leaves and galangal.
2) Once it boils, cook in all spices (except tomatoes spring onion). Taste the flavor. Then put in spring onion and tomato slices, cover the pan and immediately turn off the heat.
Serve hot with warm rice.