Comfort Food

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How to make a uniquely Asian fried chicken sandwich
There is nothing quite like a good fried chicken sandwich and this recipe includes a fantastic Acar slaw, a Southeast Asian dish, to add some diversity to every bite.  The marinade for these fried chicken sandwiches couldn’t be easier, but the slaw takes a little work.  While traditional cooks would use a mortar and pestle to pound the mixture of spices, it’s much easier to grind them in a high-speed blender. Sambal belacan and coconut milk fried chicken sandwiches with acar slaw Belacan comes in hard, dry blocks, or in jars, where it is more moist.  For this recipe, use the dry version. The sambal belacan can be home-made or purchased in jars. Candlenuts can be difficult to source – look i