Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

A spicy Indonesian dish that has a unique taste. Using shallot, garlic, and chili, combine them, make it more tasty and spicy.
Easy to cook and delicious How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.

We're here to guide you through the steps of crafting this delectable dish right in your own kitchen. With our easy-to-follow instructions and common pantry staples, you'll be able to whip up a restaurant-worthy Balado Chicken that'll impress even the toughest food critics. Balado Chicken is a famous Indonesian dish. This food can be found in West Sumatra, especially in the city of Padang. Balado comes from the word 'lado' which means spicy seasoning. So, Balado cuisine means spicy food. Balado is a typical Minangkabau cooking method by sauteing chilies with various spices, usually shallots and garlic. It turns out that although Balado is spicy, the main ingredient is not just chili. Other ingredients that make Balado Chicken taste stronger are cayenne pepper, garlic, and shallots. You can also add galangal, bay leaf, and lemongrass to make the balado seasoning more fragrant. Balado is a spicy red sauce mixed with chunks of red chili sauce, which can be mixed with a variety of other foods. Meat or vegetables that can be made with this Balado sauce include beef, chicken, shrimp, squid, eggplant, eggs, potatoes, etc. For meat, usually, it has to be sauteed first so that the meat is cooked, then mixed with Balado sauce. It's very easy to make this dish, you can see the recipe below for Balado Chicken.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 60 minute(s)

  • 500g chicken meat
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 6 shallots
  • 10 red chilies, cut into thin slices
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tomato, cut into squares

Steps

1

Marinate the chicken in lime and salt, leave it for 15 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.
2

Fried the chicken with enough oil until browned, remove from heat.

Step 2 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.
3

Saute the shallots until fragrant.

Step 3 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.
4

Then add the red chilies, sliced ​​tomatoes, sugar, and salt as desired. Stir until fragrant.

Step 4 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.
5

Put in the fried chicken, stir until blended.

Step 5 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.
6

Serve Balado chicken while warm! :)

Step 6 of cooking How to Make Balado Chicken at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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