Practical Ways to Cook Eid Chicken Opor which is Savory and Delicious


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Want to make chicken opor for Eid ketupat? If you don’t want to be complicated, you can use this practical method. The result is that the chicken opor is still tasty and delicious.

Generally make chicken braised in coconut milk using fresh herbs that are pulverized by themselves or mashed with a grinder. But if you don’t have much time, you can use a variety of ready-made spices.

If cooked the right way, chicken opor that uses ready-to-use spices but tastes delicious. You should pay attention to these few things, so that the chicken opor is more practical to make with a delicious taste.

1. Buy fresh cut chicken

The main ingredient chicken braised in coconut milk is chicken cut. The best thing is to use fat young free-range chicken. Minimum weight is about 900 grams. Or a big, fresh rooster.

If you don’t want to bother, don’t buy it alive but in the form of a carcass (a whole and clean chicken body). Easy to cut and clean.

If you don’t want to use whole chicken, you can buy it in pieces. Such as wings, upper thighs, lower thighs or chicken breasts. Since the pieces are the same, cooking is easier. Because it will be cooked or tender at the same time.

The opor seasoning is ready to use.The opor seasoning is ready to use. Photo: detikfood

2. Ready-to-use opor seasoning

Now on the market there are many choices of opor spices that are sold ready to use. So you don’t have to grind it yourself. Just buy the spices chicken braised in coconut milk at the condiment. For Rp. 5,000 you get a concoction of the opor seasoning along with bay leaves, lime leaves and lemongrass.

It’s just that this ready-to-use wet seasoning is not clear about the quality of the ingredients. Another more practical option is ready-to-use cooked spices. In the form of a thick paste that has been stir-fried. Just add coconut milk.

Especially for ready-to-use spices that are cooked, you should add fresh herbs such as bay leaves, lime leaves and lemongrass. So that the aroma of the spices is more fragrant and delicious.

See a practical way to make Eid chicken opor on the following page!