Ayam Rica-Rica (Chicken with chillies)

Ayam rica-rica is Manado dish.  Rica in Manado means chilli.  So, basically is chicken cook with lots of chillies!


5 or 6 pieces chicken thigh/breast/wings

10 – 12 big red chillies

4 shallots

3cm ginger

2 tomatoes

salt & pepper to taste

2 tsp raw/brown sugar


Wash chickens, rub with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.  Put aside.

Using food processor, blend altogether chillies, shallots, ginger, and tomatoes.  Marinate chicken with the mixtured for 1 or 2 hours, you can marinate the night before too and put in the fridge.

Set oven to 200 C degree and cook marinated chicken in the oven tray for 30 minutes.  Don’t forget to turn the other side up.  Chicken is cook when its flesh not pink anymore. Serve with steamed rice and cucumber.

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