Ayam Bakar Taliwang Lombok

To prepare Ayam Bakar Taliwang Lombok, you will need the following ingredients:


– 1 kg of chicken, cut according to your preference – 200 ml of coconut milk – 2 stalks of lemongrass, bruised – 4 lime leaves


The Spices

For the aromatic spice blend, you'll need: – 8 cloves of garlic – 5 cloves of shallots – 8 red curly chili peppers – 5 bird's eye chili peppers (adjust to your desired spiciness) – 5 cm of lesser galangal – 1 piece of shrimp paste (terasi) – 1 small-sized tomato (optional)


1. Begin by cleaning the chicken thoroughly. 2. Marinate the chicken with freshly squeezed lime juice. 3. Rinse the chicken and set it aside.



Time Cooking:  60 minutes

Prepping the Chicken

1. Heat a pan and sauté the ground spices until they release their fragrance. 2. Add the lemongrass, lime leaves, and season with salt, sugar, and mushroom bouillon. 3. Continue cooking until the spices are well-cooked. 4. Introduce the marinated chicken into the aromatic spice blend, followed by the coconut milk. 5. Stir until the chicken is evenly coated with the aromatic mixture.


Preparing the Aromatic Spice Blend

1. Once the chicken is cooked through and the spices have melded beautifully, it's time to grill. 2. Grill the chicken on a non-stick pan until it reaches a delightful golden brown color. 3. Serve the Ayam Bakar Taliwang Lombok with fresh, crunchy vegetables, spicy sambal, and warm rice.


Grilling the Chicken

Pro tip: Ayam Bakar Taliwang Lombok is best enjoyed with a side of fresh vegetables and a fiery sambal. The contrast of flavors and textures will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.