Angry Chicken

Angry Chicken

Serves 4

Side dish: sautéed baby bok choy

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

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

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

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

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



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

For fish:
Aqua Best
276 Grand Street

For Asian Ingredients:
Asian Market
71 ½ Mulberry Street

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One Response to Angry Chicken

  1. Beck & Bulow says:

    Just making it now…smells great! I’ll let you know what we think. Certainly easy enough! Any thoughts on what could be used as a dipping sauce or are they good alone?

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