Ayam Encik Cabin (Encik Cabin Fried Chicken)

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from Peranakan Cuisine “Baba Nyonya Culture Dishes

Ayam Encik Cabin (Encik Cabin Fried Chicken)


800g chicken pieces


50g red shallots (pounded)

2cm young ginger (pounded)

1 tbsp chilli powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp cinnamon powder

½ tsp cumin powder

1 tsp belacan powder

50ml water

3 tbsp cooking oil


1 ½ tsp salt

1 tsp crushed black pepper

150ml thick coconut milk

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Wash and clean chicken, drain well, and mix with marinade and seasoning.
  2. Marinate the chicken pieces for at least 2 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. Heat up oil for deep-frying, put in marinated chicken, deep-fry over medium heat until cooked and golden in colour. Dish out and drain. Serve hot.

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