Do you miss eating the famous Chicken Barbeque of Aristocrat Restaurant with the signature peanut sauce and Java Rice?
Finally, you can make it at the comfort of your own home. Serve it also in parties or any accasion. Or start your own BBQ Chicken Business ala Aristocrat Recipe. Happy grilling!
For Peanut Sauce ala Aristocrat
If you wonder what sauce Aristocrat serves as the dipping sauce for the chicken which it calls “Java Sauce” it’s sweet soy called Kekap Manis enhanced with a tiny bit of peanut butter. (Kekap Manis is an Indonesian Soy Sauce. It is available in major supermarket or Shopee Online Store).
However, if you really cant find Kekap Manis, try the alternative Peanut Sauce recipe we have provided below.
CHICKEN BARBECUE (ARISTOCRAT STYLE)
Marination Time: 24 hours
10 pcs chicken legs and thighs
2 tbsp cornstarch
½ cup cold water
2 tbsp oil
1 cup banana ketchup
1 can 7-Up or Sprite
1 cup soy sauce
½ cup sugar
1 head garlic, minced
3 tbsp lemon juice (or calamansi/vinegar)
2 tsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
10 skewers (bbq sticks)
Peanut Sauce: Kecap Manis + 1 tsp Peanut Butter (Alternative Recipe below)
In a mixing bowl, combine all marinade ingredients.
Using fork, prick chicken all over then soak it in marinade. Set aside and keep inside the refrigerator using an airtight container for about 24 hours preferably.
Take out chicken from the fridge, and let it stand at room temperature before grilling. Drain chicken from liquid and reserve the marinade for later use.
Cook BBQ/Basting Sauce:
In a saucepan, stir cold water and cornstarch until free of lumps then mix with oil and reserved marinade sauce.
Heat the sauce over low heat. Bring it to a boil and simmer until the sauce thickens.
Grill the Chicken:
Skewer each chicken and set aside.
Prepare your grill and charcoal. Crushed and scatter the charcoal into small pieces around the grill and make sure there is no fire coming out. Chunky charcoal can burn your chicken in one side.
Start grilling the chicken without basting it yet. (it will burn the chicken due to the sugar content of the basting sauce.) Keep on turning every few seconds to prevent from burning on one side.
When chicken is nearly cooked baste chicken with the cooked sauce and cook for one more minute on each side.
For Peanut sauce:
¼ pound Roasted Peanuts, about 1 cup (grounded into powder using food processor)
¾ cup water
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup sugar
Heat a small saucepan. Combine water, soy sauce, peanut and sugar.
Bring it to a boil and simmer for about 4 minutes and stir constantly until sauce becomes slightly thick. Turn off heat. Sauce will thicken as it cools down.
If it becomes too thick, just add a teaspoon of water to dilute to desired consistency.
Makes about 1¼ cups.
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Credits: German Estrada