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Ayam rica-rica

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Ayam rica-rica
A bowl of ayam rica-rica
Alternative namesAyam rica
CourseMain course
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateNorth Sulawesi
Created byMinahasans
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsChicken in hot and spicy spice mixture with much red chili pepper

Ayam rica-rica (Indonesian for chicken rica-rica) is an Indonesian hot and spicy chicken dish. It is made up of chicken that cooked in spicy red and green chili pepper. The origin of this dish is from Minahasan cuisine of North Sulawesi.[1]


The rica-rica bumbu uses much chopped or ground red and green chili peppers, bird's eye chili, shallots, garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt and sugar. Then cleaned chicken meat, either ways can be prepared peeled or unpeeled, are cooked in the rica-rica.[2]

Ayam rica-rica commonly served with steamed rice, fried shallots and fresh cucumber.

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  1. ^ Anita (23 June 2013). "Ayam Rica Rica". Daily cooking Quest. Archived from the original on 26 October 2021. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Ayam Rica-Rica" (in Indonesian). Femina. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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