clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Ayam Suwir Crispy: Crispy Fried Shredded Chicken

Ayam Suwir Crispy: Crispy Fried Shredded Chicken

  • Author: Deyana Goh
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Chicken & Poultry
  • Method: Frying
  • Cuisine: Indonesian
  • Diet: Hindu


Ayam suwir crispy is a dish of chicken breast that’s been boiled, shredded, mixed with spices, and then deep-fried. A super crispy snack that should be enjoyed with chilli sauce or sambal.


  • 200g chicken breast
  • 2 inches ginger, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • Dash of white pepper
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp corn four
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 litre water


  1. Bring the water to a boil. Add the ginger, salt, and dash of white pepper. Add the chicken breast and lower the heat to a simmer. Let the chicken cook slowly, and turn off the stove when done, about 30 minutes.
  2. Shred the chicken.

    Shred the chicken

  3. Add the coriander power, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and corn flour to the shredded chicken. Mix well.
  4. In a pan or a wok, heat up the oil until very, very hot. Fry the shredded chicken until crispy, about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Serve with chilli sauce or sambal dabu dabu.

Serve with Sambal Dabu Dabu


  • In the photos, the chopped tomatoes are part of the sambal dabu-dabu and should be made separately.

Keywords: non-spicy, common ingredients, coriander, turmeric