Ayam Masak Aceh (Butterfly Cornish Game Hen) Recipe
2 cornish game hens, about 1 1/3 poun, ds each
4 shallots sliced
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1 tbsp ground coriander
3 to 7 fresh hot red chiles, seeded,, sliced
1/2 piece fresh ginger, sliced
1/4 tsp ground turmeric
1 salt to taste
2 tbsp lime juice
2 cup coconut milk
2 stalks lemon grass or 1 slice lemon
Split open the game hens from the breast side and flatten them out
into a butterfly shape. Discard loose skin and fat. Broil the hens
for 3 minutes on each side.
Process the shallots, garlic, coriander, chile, ginger, turmeric,
salt, lime juice and 1/2 cup of the coconut milk to a smooth sauce.
Marinate the hens in the sauce for 15 minutes.
Put the hens in a large skillet and cook over moderate heat for 10
minutes uncovered. Then add the remaining coconut milk and the lemon
grass. Bring to a boil and cook for 30 minutes, basting occasionally,
until the hens are tender and almost all the liquid has evaporated.
San Francisco Chronicle, 3/9/88.
Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; February 24 1993.
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