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Chicken Inasal

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INGREDIENTS

1 Kg chicken; breast and wings preferred
4 stalks lemon grass, julienned
1 lemon, juice extracted
1 lime, juice extracted
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp. 7-up or Sprite soda
Ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup annatto seeds
2 tbsp. butter
Chili pepper flakes (optional)
Salt, to taste
Cooking oil, as needed

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    In a bowl, marinate chicken at least six hours or overnight in salt, pepper, garlic, lemon grass, lime and lemon juice, and 7-up or Sprite soda. Set aside. Fry annatto seeds in cooking oil. Let cool, crush, and drain the annatto oil in a bowl. Set aside. Prepare a mixture for bashing by mixing annatto oil, marinade, and butter. Pan boil for few minutes and season with salt – Filipinos, sometimes, (estimate and approximate) method of cooking. Experiment, therefore, on your best combination. Skew the chicken and grill over the hot charcoal, brushing it with the mixture once in a while. Grill until done.

notes

1. Serve this with java rice.

2. You can substitute kalamansi for lemon and lime. Adding 1 tbsp. of vinegar in the marinade is good if you intend to preserve the left over chicken inasal in a day or two.

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