Balinese Grilled Chicken with Apple-Macadamia Sauce


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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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I first tasted this sweet-spicy grilled chicken at the Amandari resort in Ubud, Bali. It was so good I all but ate the bones. Amandari is a luxurious hotel perched on the top tier of a rice paddy. You can stroll out onto your terrace and observe a method of agriculture that’s as ageless as Bali itself.

The original recipe calls for wonderful-sounding exotic ingredients, including candlenuts and kencur (lesser galangal). To make the recipe more user-friendly, I’ve substituted macadam