Thursday, 14 November 2013

Thai Chilli Roast Chicken with Coconut Gravy

I was looking for a Thai recipe from among Bill Granger's collection and this Thai Chilli Roasted Chicken immediately caught my eye. I love to roast chicken with stuffing as the aroma of the stuffing somehow permeates the chicken flesh from inside out, making it extra delicious. 


The filling is made of a chilli paste consisting of garlic, chilli, coriander and coconut which is stuffed inside the chicken as well as smeared all over the skin. When I was grinding the paste, I could already tell how delicious this dish was going to be. 


The chicken goes along well with a sauce made of Thai green curry paste and coconut milk. My kids love the dish and they kept asking for more of the sauce. 


Thai Chilli Roasted Chicken (Serves 4)
A Bill Granger Recipe found on Baby Mac

Ingredients
  • 1.6kg chicken
For the Chicken Stuffing
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 2 red chillis
  • 50 g desiccated coconut
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 large limes (juiced) - I stuffed the juiced limes inside the chicken as well
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar 
For the Coconut Gravy
  • 1 tablespoon green curry paste
  • 250 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
Method
  • In a food processor throw in the ingredients for the stuffing and chop finely
  • Take half of the stuffing and place under the chicken skin and the other half inside the chicken cavity.
  • Rub a little oil, salt & pepper over it’s back and into a 180 degree oven for 1.5 hrs  or till its cooked through.
  • Take the pan with all the juices in it, add in the curry paste scraping the cooked bits off the bottom.
  • Add in the coconut milk, fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar and simmer away whilst carving
  • Serve up and drown in that delicious gravy over it’s back.
I am submitting this post to Asian Food Fest ( Thailand ) November 2013 hosted by frozen wings
This is for Cook Like A Star hosted by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids, Baby Sumo of Eat Your Heart Out and Mich of Piece of Cake. 






18 comments:

  1. Hi Mich
    Yours too........very very very succulent delicious looking roast chicken! Love to give this a try as ingredients sounds really interesting.

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  2. What a delicious Thai baked chicken, i hope it will serve on the dinner table now!

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  3. i go crazy over whole chicken roasts and this looks really delicious! bookmarked...

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  4. Hi Mich, Chicken looks succulent and must be very fragrant and tasty!

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  5. I can just imagine how delicious that chicken must have been, Mich. It sure sounds amazing! Oh how I adore Thai food. I wouldn't mind having your chicken for breakfast!

    Thanks for sharing...

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  6. When I saw your title, I was glowing with excitement... I love roast chicken..... I scrolled and checked every ingredients on your recipe.... Yeah! I hv everything in Beijing! Must do this for my Sunday roast! Thanks Mich!

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  7. I want to come and live in your house and eat all your amazing food :-) I have just taken a chicken out the freezer so guess what is for dinner tomorrow night.

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  8. My mouth is watering, Mich. Your roasted chicken looks perfectly crisp and delicious.

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  9. Delicious thai roast chili chicken Miche, spicy version is always best.

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  10. Mich, your chicken is looking so delicious and irresistible!

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  11. Ooo the marinade definitely sounds good! Looks very yummy.

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  12. Hi Mich,
    If only I could hop over to your dining table now, of course everything must be long gone by now! :)
    Looks really delicious!

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  13. Wonderful recipe Mich! This looks like a very succulent dish! Have a nice weekend.

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  14. wow, this is looking seriously good, perfectly roasted and i believe it tasted even better!

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  15. I find that coconut gravy quite intriguing: I've never made one and it sounds really delicious along with the chicken. Very, very curious. :)

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  16. You've got a big fat succulent chicken there! Looks so good I could eat easily a quarter of that for a meal! Yum!

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  17. Hi Mich,

    I do realise too that Bill Granger cooks very well with Asian flavours. This roast chicken looks flavoursome :D

    Zoe

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