Introducing Pandan Chicken: An Exotic Fusion of Flavors
Are you looking for an easy-to-make yet unique new dish to add to your repertoire? Well, why not try out one of Southeast Asia’s most favorite recipes – Pandan Chicken! This dish is an exotic fusion of flavors, weaving together the sweet, fragrant taste of pandan leaves with the salty, savory notes of chicken. All of this is held together in a soft, tender coating of juicy goodness.
What is Pandan?
Pandan is a Southeast Asian plant with long, green leaves that have a sweet, fragrant smell. It’s a common ingredient in desserts, sauces, and savory dishes, giving them a subtle, nutty flavor. The leaves are also often used to impart a lovely green coloring to a dish.
– 500 g of boneless chicken, cut into cubes
– 3 pandan leaves, washed and tied into knots
– ½ tsp of turmeric powder
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 2-3 Tbsp of cooking oil
1. Heat oil in a wok or large pan over medium heat, add pandan leaves and fry until fragrant and deep brown in color.
2. Add chicken cubes, turmeric powder and season with salt and pepper.
3. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked.
4. Add ½ cup of water and cover the pan with a lid until chicken is cooked through.
5. Serve hot with steamed rice.
Bringing a Flavorful Heaven to Your Table
Pandan Chicken is a perfect combination of sweet, savoury and succulent. The pandan leaves offer a lovely nutty flavor and a stunning green hue – just enough to give your palate something exciting and your eyes something beautiful. To add to the already delectable experience, you get a hint of turmeric, giving the dish its signature yellow-golden finish. Furthermore, the seasoned chicken pieces have a crisp exterior and a juicy interior, providing a sensory overload.
So, the next time you’re looking for a special meal that doesn’t take up too much of your time or energy, why not give Pandan Chicken a try? After all, who doesn’t like a delicious, well-crafted dish on the table?