Ayam Pekak (Star Anise Seasoned Chicken)

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Ayam Pekak

Feeling bored with all kind of chicken menu, I began searching on the internet for new recipe, which I'd never tried before. Then I came across Deetha's page where this menu shown. I imagined the combination of star anise and Chinese five spices may contribute to a unique flavor. Thus all at once my brain said this is a must to try! Apparently this menu is good to serve the day after it was cooked for the flavor will be richer.

Ingredients:
- 1 whole chicken (I used 8pieces of chicken drumstick)
- 1 tomato, cut into 12
- 4cloves of garlic, chop thinly
- 1/2cloves of onion (I skipped it)
- 3 dried chili (I used 4 small green chili)
- 2 star anise (I used 4)
- 1.5Tbsp of oyster sauce
- 1/2tsp of Chinese five spices
- dash of salt
- 1tsp of ground black pepper
- 500ml of water
- 1 green onion, cut into 3cm in length
- oil for sauteeing

Ayam Pekak2

Directions:
In a wok, preheat oil and then saute garlic and star anise until fragrant. Add the chicken drumstick and stir until changed color. Add oyster sauce, five spices, salt and ground pepper and stir it well.
Add the water and cook until boiling and thicken and the chicken cooked. Add tomato and green onion and stir it well. Continue to cook for another 1minute. Serve it with steamed rice.

Source: Tabloid Saji through Deetha's

8 comments:

Elsye said...

ayam pekak aku be lum pernah coba iki, seger yo keliatanne :D

A.G said...

iki enak tenan.. aku suka banget aroma pekak Lid ;)

MiNDY said...

kliatan enak Lid. ta' contek yaaa

Lidia Sianturi said...

@Elsye: ini jg pertama kali nyoba El..lbh enak kl dimkn hari berikutnya deh..lbh brasa bumbunya

@Ayin: iya..eksotik ya?

@Mindy: silakan say...mudah2an cocok..

Mochachocolata Rita said...

wah pengen njajal lid...tapi pake kempol thok hehehe

Lidia Sianturi said...

aku jg pake drumstick tok kok Rit...

CECIL said...

I love pekak! I make something similar with this dish, tapi dijadiin soup gitu. Maybe I should try it with five spice powder nih next time.

Ti said...

Aku mau coba ini ya Mba, kebetulan bahan2-nya lagi ada semua, TFS yo...

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