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This dish combines the unique flavors of sweet and spicy to create a tantalizing taste sensation, and a little bit of salty and sour inside the chicken.
Easy to cook and delicious Spicy and Sweet Chicken.

Tired of the same old meals? Spice up your dinner with this delicious Spicy and Sweet Chicken! This easy-to-follow recipe combines sweet and spicy flavors to create a meal that is sure to please everyone. With a little salt and tamarind water marinade will give you succulent chicken pieces. The addition of shallots, garlic, shrimp paste, red chilies, and pepper gives the perfect amount of heat, while the taste of sugar and sweet sauce (kecap manis) adds sweetness. The main ingredient of this recipe is obviously the chicken which is marinated in salt and tamarind water (tamarind paste + a little bit of water) to give it the perfect balance of saltiness and sourness. Then it’s sauteed until golden brown on the outside while remaining juicy inside. The end result is incredibly flavorful with just enough heat from the spicy and sweet sauce we made. Add some fresh herbs such as parsley or coriander leaves to add color and flavor! Serve with warm rice for a complete meal that everyone will love. Sweet and spicy chicken is an easy and delicious recipe that will satisfy all your cravings! This dish combines the unique flavors of sweet and spicy to create a tantalizing taste sensation, and a little bit of salty and sour inside the chicken. With only a few simple ingredients, you can make this dish in no time, and with the right amount of heat, it’s guaranteed to please even the pickiest eaters in your house! So, here's the recipe for this savory meal.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 45 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 300g chicken fillet
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp tamarind water (tamarind paste + a little bit of water)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp sweet sauce (kecap manis)
  • ½ tsp chicken powder
  • ½ tsp sugar

Mashed Ingredients

  • 5 shallots
  • 3 garlic
  • 10 red chilies
  • 2g shrimp paste
  • ½ tsp salt

Steps

1

Marinate the chicken fillet with salt and tamarind water for 20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Spicy and Sweet Chicken.
2

Heat the oil, add the chicken fillet, stir-fry until cooked, and put it on a plate.

Step 2 of cooking Spicy and Sweet Chicken.
3

Blend all the mashed ingredients. Then, with the remaining oil, saute the blended ingredients until fragrant.

Step 3 of cooking Spicy and Sweet Chicken.
4

Add bay leaves, sweet sauce (kecap manis), chicken powder, and sugar. Stir well and make sure it tastes sweet and spicy.

Step 4 of cooking Spicy and Sweet Chicken.
5

Serve stir-fried chicken fillet with the spicy and sweet sauce separately. It will be more delicious if eaten with warm rice and some vegetables.

Step 5 of cooking Spicy and Sweet Chicken.


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