This is tradition food of the Ibans
people from Borneo, now this place is called
Sarawak, east Malaysia
Recipe from: kuali.com
1kg whole chicken, cut into small pieces
8 cloves garlic, finely chopped
5 red onion, finely chopped
6 stalks lemongrass, thinly sliced
100g galangal, finely chopped
100g ginger, finely chopped
20g torch ginger flower / bay leaves
10 red chilies, sliced
1 tbsp salt
1 bamboo log or aluminum foil
5 stalks tapioca leaves
Wash and clean the chicken pieces.
Mix ingredients B in a large bowl & combine with
chicken pieces. Set it aside for at least 20 minutes.
Stuff the mixture into the bamboo log or aluminum
foil & seal it with a gob of tapioca leaves.
Cook it slowly over burning wood/charcoal for 45 minutes
or bake at 120 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes.
To serve, remove the tapioca leaves & drain the tasty
juice into a bowl.
Extract the chicken and arrange on a serving dish with
Chicken cooked in bamboo: