Angry Chicken

Posted on January 30th, 2013  |  Filed under Episode 305 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 3

Angry Chicken

Serves 4

Side dish: sautéed baby bok choy

Ingredients
1 teaspoon coriander seed
1 green cardamom pod
½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns
1 teaspoon fennel seed
3 cups Frank’s hot sauce
1 pound plain yogurt
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
one 3 ½ pound chicken, quartered

Directions
In a medium skillet toast all the whole spices over moderate heat, shaking the pan until they are fragrant. Transfer the spices to a spice grinder and grind fine. Mix the ground spices with all the remaining ingredients except the chicken until incorporated. Reserve half the mixture for the dipping sauce and combine the remaining sauce in a bowl with the chicken. Chill for at least 24 hours and up to 5 days.

Preheat the oven to 400 F. Remove the chicken from the marinade, set it on a on a rack on a rimmed sheet tray and bake it for 40 minutes. Run it under the broiler if desired to for a few minutes to brown the chicken on the top. Let the chicken rest for about 10 -15 minutes before serving. Serve with the reserved sauce.

 

Obama’s Punch

Makes 1 drink

Ingredients
1.5 oz Kracken Rum
1 oz Brooklyn Republic Vodka
.5 oz curaçao
Splash of house-made vanilla syrup. (Recipe below)
Splash of fresh lime
Splash of fresh orange juice
Splash of blood orange

Directions
Build the drink in rocks glass over ice and shake. Garnish with slice of orange.

 

Vanilla Syrup

Equal parts sugar and water
Vanilla extract (or vanilla bean) – to taste

Directions
In a medium saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Add vanilla extract. Stir. Allow to cool.

 

COOK’S NOTES

Here’s where we shopped in New York City’s Chinatown:

For fish:
Aqua Best
276 Grand Street
212-343-4211
http://www.aquabestnyc.com/buy/

For Asian Ingredients:
Asian Market
71 ½ Mulberry Street
212-962-2028



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