Roast Chicken Leg With Rempah and Smokey BBQ Sauce by Jessie Koey
5 chicken whole legs – washed, remove excess fats and pat dry
(poke the meaty part with a fork)
Seasoning Ingredients1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp corn flour
1/2 tbsp McCormick Grill Mates Smokey Montreal Steak Seasoning
(marinade chicken legs with seasoning and set aside)
Rempah Paste Ingredients (Blend)1/2 big red onion
3 cloves garlic
12 dried chilli – soak till soak in hot water
3 pieces candlenut
2 stalks lemongrass
1 inch galangal
1/2 inch ginger
3 pieces kaffir leaves
3 cherry tomato
1 tsp oil
50 ml water
Sauce Ingredients6 tbsp McCormick Grill Mates Vintage Smokehouse BBQ Sauce
3 tbsp McCormick Grill Mates Chilli & Pepper BBQ Sauce
1 tbsp honey
Salt to taste
Banana leaves – to place on top of aluminum foil
1) In a big mixing bowl, add in blended rempah, sauce ingredients mix well. Add in marinaded chicken legs and stir to combine well with the rempah mixture. Put in zip lock bag and let it in the fridge for at least 6 hours.
2) Pre heat oven to 220 C.
3) Line a baking tray with aluminium and place a piece of banana leaf over it. Scrape the mixture from the chicken legs and arrange the chicken legs on the banana leaf. Roast in pre heated oven for 15 minutes. (cook the rempah mixtures with butter or oil (from the marinated chicken) to a thick paste.
4) Remove chicken legs from oven and baste with rempah paste and continue to roast till golden brown and a bit charred, periodically basting the chicken leg with rempah paste.
5) Just before serving, topped with crispy garlic flakes. Serve hot with Truffle Oil Spaghetti.