Ingredients :


  • 1 whole chicken.
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 Cup fresh young coconut juice or 1 cup canned coconut juice
  • 3 Cup water
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp saffron filaments
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Bunch celery, cleaned and cut into 2 cm (1 in) pieces

Method :

  1. In a large bowl, marinated chicken meat with salt, and set it aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet or wok to high temp.
  3. When skillet is hot, add oil and chicken, pan fry chicken till both sides are light brown.
  4. Add garlic, onion, coconut juice, water, soy sauce, fish sauce, saffron and black pepper, stir.
  5. Top with celery, cover  with a lid, and simmer until the  meat is tender and water reduced.
Serve hot with rice or with crusty bread.