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Opor Ayam

5/5 from 1 Customers

This is a popular curry throughout Indonesia, particularly on the island of Java.

20 minutes

40 minutes

1/5

Blends Needed

Also works a treat with: Diced fish - just add 10 minutes before the sauce is ready

Book: Curry Legend World Curries (p82)

Goes great with: Plain Rice (p164) and Sweet Chilli Sauce (p226)

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This is a popular curry throughout Indonesia, particularly on the island of Java.

‘Ayam’ is the Indonesian translation of chicken, and ‘opor’ means to be braised in coconut milk - it’s a mild and fragrant curry perfect for the whole family to enjoy!

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Recipe

20 minutes

40 minutes

1/5

Serves

4 with sides

Effort

Low Effort

Main Ingredient

Chicken

Dietary

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Creamy

Meal Taste

Fragrant

Meal Taste

Mild

Meal Taste

Tangy

Origin

Country

Indonesia

  • 500g diced chicken 
  • 150g shallots or 1 medium red onion - roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic - roughly chopped 
  • Fresh ginger - roughly chopped to make 2 tbsp
  • 2 lemongrass stalks - cut into 3cm lengths and bashed with a rolling pin
  • 1 lime - zested and halved for juicing
  • 400ml full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tsp sugar

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Product Rating (1):

5/5

Zesty creamy curry easy to make and the kitchen smelled amazing. Definitely better than a Saturday night take away.

Yum we love the delicious aromas from this recipe and the sauce looks so rich and creamy, well done!

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