Woolworths Malaysian roast chicken
(30 Sep 2020)

Woolworths Malaysian roast chicken

Woolworths Malaysian roast chicken
Recipe Woolworths Taste
Serves 4
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1 x 1.2 kg pack Woolworths Free Range Chicken Pieces
For the Malaysian paste:

3 limes, zested and juiced
1 x 10cm piece ginger, chopped
6 cloves garlic
1 x 5cm piece      fresh turmeric, peeled (or 1 t ground)
2 Tbsp brown sugar
4 shallots
3 lime leaves
1 stalk    lemongrass
6 pods   green cardamom
2 sticks cinnamon
1 tsp fish sauce
1 Tbsp soya sauce
1 green chilli
150 g desiccated coconut, toasted

For the rice:
225 g jasmine rice
6 cups water
salt, to taste
2-3 Tbsp butter
For the green beans:
300 g fine green beans
2 limes, juiced
⅓ cup fish sauce
10 g mint, chopped
5 g basil, chopped
5 g parsley, chopped
Preheat the oven to 200°C. Blend the Malaysian paste ingredients, except the desiccated coconut, until smooth. Fold in the coconut. Marinate the chicken pieces in the paste for 1 hour. Drizzle with a little olive oil and roast for 1 hour.
To make the rice, soak the rice in 1 cup water for 15 minutes, then drain. Bring the water to the boil and add the drained rice. Cook for 15–20 minutes. Once cooked, drain and season to taste. Stir in the butter.
To make the green beans, place the beans in a mortar and pestle or Ziploc bag and bash to bruise. Mix the lime juice and fish sauce. Pour over the beans and marinate for 20 minutes. Top with the mint, basil and parsley.
Serve the chicken with the rice and beans.

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