Sunday, November 4, 2012

Rica-Rica Chicken Recipe

Rica-Rica Chicken

Rica-rica chicken is original food from Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Rica means chili in Manado language so rica-rica chicken is chicken with chili. There are various recipe and method to cooking rica-rica chicken. This is the one recipe and method for cooking rica-rica chicken.

  • 1  whole chickens then cut up into 20 parts
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 stalks lemongrass then bruised it
  • 1 ginger root segment then bruised it
  • 5 pieces of orange leaves as enhancer scents
  • 200 ml of approximately 1 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons of cooking oil

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 25 red chilli
  • 35 red thai pepper
  • 25 grains of red onion
  • 2 teaspoons of salt

Cooking Method:

  • Pieces of chicken meat washed with clean water then doused with lime juice and salt in order to eliminate chicken smell then let it for 10 minutes.
  • Fried pieces of chicken until its colour lightly browned (half-cooked) then drain.
  • After that, heat a few of vegetable oil and fry the sauce untill release the scent.
  • Then input the chicken pieces along with ginger, orange leaves and lemongrass, and pour the water slowly.
  • Cook until chicken pieces become mature and shrinking water. Lift and drain then serve while warm.
  • Rica-rica chicken will be more delicious when added fried onions and a cucumber while serving. Good luck with this recipe.


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