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Bar-B-Que Chicken with sweet soy sauce (Ayam Bakar Kecap) recipe

This recipe is one of probably 10 different variant of recipes I know for sweet soy sauce, barbecued chicken, Indonesian style (ayam bakar kecap).  My mom has her own, my mother in law has her specialty too, every street vendor has their own unique style. This recipe is my own.  This recipe is probably more elaborate than any out there that I know.  What I’ve done was to mix and match all recipes I had learn and come up with one that my family and I enjoy best. I’m sharing this recipe in hope some of you would fall in love with it too 😉

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Grilled Chicken – El Polo al Carbon

This is a traditional Mexican’s grilled chicken recipe. This and Mexican rice or tortilla and some salsa would make a great dish.

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole chickens, cut in half down the middle
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium size bell pepper, chopped
  • a bunch of cilantro, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatillos, husks removed, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot chili powder
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Cooking method:

Sautéed onion, garlic and tomatillos in oil until soft. Add chopped cilantro, bell pepper, juices and spices. Simmer for about 10 minutes while stirring. Set aside and allow to cool. Place chickens in a large container or large resealable bags. Cover with sauce and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours. Preheat grill. Remove chicken halves from marinade and place on medium hot grill. Grill for about 30 minutes turning occasionally and basting with reserved sauce every 10 minutes. Do not baste in the last 10 minutes of grilling.