28 Apr '11, 8am

insing.com food reviewer finally gets one right: - yes, the best ayam penyet in Singapore is in Resto Surabaya.

insing.com food reviewer finally gets one right: - yes, the best ayam penyet in Singapore is in Resto Surabaya.

Literally “smashed chicken”, ayam penyet is a relatively new culinary phenomenon in Singapore. This Indonesian dish is said to originate from Surabaya. Made using small, kampong (free-range) chicken, the meat is first marinated with various herbs and spices. Then, it is smashed with a hammer - presumably to loosen and tenderise the meat - before deep-frying. Typically, ayam penyet is served as a set with a quarter portion of chicken, fried tempeh (fermented soy bean cake), fried beancurd, crunchy golden batter bits, chilli sambal, boiled kangkong, fresh cabbage, and rice. Hungry already? Read our taste test to find out where to get smashingly good ayam penyet! Resto Surabaya EDITOR’S PICK! 14 Scotts Road, #05-26/26A Far East Plaza Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am-9pm Price: $6.00 (additional $0.80 for plain rice) Rating: 4.5/5 The ingredients used are essentially the same, bu...

Full article: http://food.insing.com/feature/most-unbeatable-ayam-penye...

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