Steamed Chicken
Ayam Kukus

Steamed chicken or Ayam Kukus in Indonesian is a delicious chicken recipe with some tasteful ingredients to make it yummier and lovable by anybody. If you’re on diet this dish might be a solution because this low calorie recipe is diet friendly so you don't have to worry about your weight.


  • 1 kg chicken breast
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 bunches salted mustard leaves
  • 2 tbs light soy sauce
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 big pieces of ginger (about 2 inch), julienned
  • 7 sour small star fruit, halved
  • 2 spring onions, sliced in 1 inch lengths
  • 100 cc water


  • Wash the chicken with vinegar or lemon, then wash with clean water
  • Rub salt and pepper all over the chicken and set it aside for about 15 minutes.
  • Stuff the chicken with the salted mustard leaves and put the chicken on a heat proof dish.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and the water.
  • Steam over low heat for about 2 ½ - 3 hours, or until the chicken is tender.
  • Remove and serve

For 8 persons.

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