There are many recipes of ayam goreng, among the popular ones are ayam goreng lengkuas (galangal fried chicken),Padang style ayam goreng, Sundanesehayam goreng, Jakarta style ayam goreng, Javanese ayam goreng Kalasan, ayam goreng kremes. East Javanese pecel ayam is actually an ayam goreng served with sambal. Another Javanese variant is ayam goreng penyet, penyet is Javanese word for "squeezed" since the fried chicken is served in earthenware mortar upon sambal and squeezed with pestle to mix it with sambal. In Indonesia and Malaysia various style of foreign fried chicken is often also called as ayam goreng. Common Southern United States fried chicken is often called ayam goreng tepung or flour-battered or breaded fried chicken.