I love this recipe because I can use it in lots of meal variations. If you have leftover, you can put in fried rice, soto ayam or use it as filling for pastel, risoles or pie. My little one like eating it with warm rice only. It’s so tasty.


Ayam Suwir Bumbu Kuning 


  • 500gr breast chicken fillet (no skin)
  • 250ml water
  • 1 lemongrass
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 kafir lime leaves
  • 1 tsp   ginger
  • 2 ruas  galangal
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs sugar

Ground Ingredients:

  • 10 cloves shallots
  • 5 cloves garlics
  • 2 tbs coriander seed
  • 3  candlenuts






  1. Boil chicken breast until half tender. Let it cooled then shred it.
  2. Heat oil in a wok.
  3. Stir fry ground ingredient, lemongrass, bay leaves, kaffir lime leaves, ginger and galangal into the wok. Saute until fragrance come out. Add shredded chicken and water.
  4. Add salt, pepper and sugar to taste. Mixed well. Cooked until dried.
  5. Ready to serve.