Tamarind Chicken Recipe

Number of serving: 4

Total Preparation time: 15minutes

Marinating time: 2hours or more

Total Cooking time: 27minutes

Ingredient A:
4 chicken thighs, skin and excessive fat removed
4 chicken drumsticks


Ingredient B:
1/3 cup (80ml / 2 fl oz) tamarind concentrate
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 cloves garlic, crushed
3 tablespoon peanut oil


Ingredient C
2 chopped red chillies
6 chopped scallion


Ingredient D
Deep frying peanut oil

Cover the chicken in a large pan with water.  Simmer for 18 minutes until fully cooked, drain and set aside. Mix ingredient B in a bowl, then spread to the chicken to coat the surface. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 2 hour to 12 hours. Heat the oil in a frying pan, change to low heat and add ingredient C, stir fry for 4 minutes. Serve as sauce. Heat up oil in a big pan, deep frying the chicken over medium heat for 5 minutes, until the chicken changed to light brown. Drain the chicken on paper towels. Ready to serve, eat together with the chillies mixture.


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