Caramelised chicken floss

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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Delivering a serious umami punch, a little of this meat cooked to a texture of coarse cotton transforms a simple bowl of rice or makes a great side dish to an otherwise vegetarian meal. In Muslim majority Indonesia, beef floss is the most popular, though it can also be made from pork, chicken or tuna. Most people don’t make it at home nowadays, but my friend Dayu Putu still makes her mother’s recipe for her daughter, who proclaims it much better than any you can buy. She wa