Chicken Balado

  • on February 10, 2021
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Chicken Balado

Indonesian/Malay dish prepared by Yullie


  • 500 Gram Chicken Thighs
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 2 Tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 Onion (sliced)
  • 2 Stalks Lemongrass
  • 1/2 tablespoon Belacan
  • Oil

Spice Paste

  • 6 Shallots
  • 5 Cloves Garlic
  • 12 Red Chillies
  • 2 Lime Leaves


Cut and Deep-fry Chicken

  1. Sprinkle salt and pepper onto the chicken cuts, and set aside for 20 minutes. 
  2. Prepare wok with oil on medium heat, and deep fry the chicken pieces until golden brown, for about 2 minutes.

Blend chili paste for sambal balado

  1. In a blender, add shallots, chili, garlic and lime leaves. Blend into a paste and set aside.

Saute chili paste to prepare sambal balado

  1. Pour oil in a wok and sauté onions for a few minutes. Add in lemongrass. 
  2. Add in blended chili paste and stir till the mixture gives off aromatic smell.

Stir-fry chicken in sambal

  1. After sautéing about 3 minutes, add in the fried chicken and diced tomatoes. 
  2. Toss to coat evenly. 
  3. Season with salt and sugar to taste. Serve with rice and other curry dishes.


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    Yummy 😋😋😋

    souki1988 February 12, 2021 4:36 am
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    Reb February 12, 2021 7:44 pm

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