Semur Ayam - Chicken in Nutmeg and Sweet Soy Sauce

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 45 mins

Total Time: 1 hour

Serves: 4



  1. Heat oil in a pot and sauté spice paste and lemongrass until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add chicken pieces and stir until well coated with the spice and no longer pink.
  3. Add potatoes, water, sweet soy sauce, salt, sugar, nutmeg, and white pepper into the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken and potatoes are cooked and tender, about 30 minutes. Adjust with salt and sugar as needed.
  4. Turn off heat. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with with shallot flakes and served immediately with steamed white rice.

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