What is Ayam Goreng?
Ayam Goreng is a popular Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean dish that translates to "fried chicken" in English. It is a dish where chicken pieces, are marinated in a flavourful mixture of spices and then deep-fried until crispy and golden brown.
The marinade for Ayam Goreng typically includes ingredients such as garlic, shallots, turmeric, ginger, lemongrass, coriander, and various other spices. The chicken is usually marinated for a few hours or overnight to allow the flavours to penetrate the meat.
After marinating, the chicken pieces are deep-fried until they are cooked through and develop a crispy exterior. The result is tender, juicy chicken with a flavorful and aromatic crust. Ayam Goreng is often served with steamed rice and a side of sambal sauce (chili paste) or other condiments for dipping.