Penyet simply means “smashed” or “flattened”, in this case “smashed chicken” is a very popular dish from Indonesia. There are quite a few popular restaurants in Singapore serving this, so why not try this in the comfort of your own home?
This may look like a simple chicken recipe, however there lies the complexity of cooking the meat with the right amount of galangal and lemongrass. Deep fried til’ perfection – the end result is pure bliss! In our recipe we’re making our own special sambal chili too, to pair up with this awesome meat dish.No we did NOT smash the chicken here, but you guys can do so if you’d like. 🙂
Serve with piping hot rice, and enjoy every mouthful of chicken goodness!