Spicy Tomato Chicken (Ayam Masak Merah) Recipe

Spicy Tomato Chicken (Ayam Masak Merah) Recipe

How To Make Spicy Tomato Chicken (Ayam Masak Merah)

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 500g chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, minced
  • 2 red chili peppers, sliced
  • 2 green chili peppers, sliced
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, ginger, and chili peppers. Cook until onions are translucent.

  2. Add chicken pieces to the pan and cook until they are browned on all sides.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together tomato puree, tomato ketchup, chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and salt.

  4. Pour the tomato mixture into the pan with the chicken. Stir well to ensure all chicken pieces are coated.

  5. Reduce heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the flavors have melded together.

  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves before serving.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 80mg
  • Sodium : 800mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 23g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 9g
  • Protein : 28g
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