PENANG ROAST CHICKEN WITH LONGEVITY NOODLES
SERVES 6 PREP 20 MINUTES COOK 2 HOURS YOU’LL NEED UNWAXED KITCHEN STRING.
165ml can coconut milk
½ cup Lingham’s Malaysian Penang White Curry Paste
2.5kg whole chicken
8 kaffir lime leaves, torn
3 x 150g packets shelf-stable ramen noodles ¼ cup oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
2 tablespoons shao hsing (Chinese cooking wine)
1 tablespoon sambal oelek
1 teaspoon grated palm sugar
2 tablespoons peanut oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 brown onion, cut into wedges
1 bunch choy sum, cut into 4cm lengths
2 small tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 cup bean sprouts, trimmed Green onion curls, to garnish
1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced.
2 Combine coconut milk and curry paste in a bowl. Rub ½ the coconut mixture over chicken. Place lime leaves in cavity of chicken. Tuck wings under chicken. Tie legs together with kitchen string. Place on a rack in a large roasting dish. Pour 2 cups water into base of dish. Cover with greased foil. Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes. Uncover. Bake, brushing with remaining coconut mixture every 15 minutes, for a further 45 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through. Rest, covered, for 15 minutes.
3 Meanwhile, place noodles in a bowl. Cover with cold water. Stand for 2 minutes. Using a fork, separate strands. Drain.
4 Combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, shao hsing, sambal oelek and sugar in a small jug. Heat oil in a large, deep frying pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add eggs. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until eggs set. Add garlic and brown onion. Cook for 2 minutes or until onion starts to brown. Add choy sum. Cook for 3 minutes or until just tender. Add sauce mixture, tomato, noodles and ½ the bean sprouts. Stir-fry until heated through.
5 Cut chicken into pieces. Top noodles with remaining sprouts, green onion and chicken pieces.
NUTRITION: (per serve) 3950kj; 63.7g fat; 22.9g sat fat; 55.7g protein; 38.4g carbs; 3.5g fibre; 292mg chol; 1459mg sodium.
PENANG ROAST CHICKEN WITH LONGEVITY NOODLES THE INFO $4.32 PER SERVE