The people of Southeast Asia have joined hands at last to defend the immensely popular “chicken rendang” which was ousted out of a British culinary contest television show for not tasting crispy enough but the never-ending dispute on the origin of the dish carries on.

The son of the soil of Malaysia, chef Zaleha Kadir Olpin cooked nasi lemak, a highly revered orthodox Malaysian dish which is generally served with chicken rending, it was aired on the quarter-final show of the BBC named as “Master Chef UK” wherein the participants were asked to make a meal that was important as per their choice.

The judge duo John Torode and Gregg Wallace turned down the accompaniment of the chicken stating reasons that the skin was not crispy enough creating fury on social media and a virally hot discussion in the countries of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei. In all these nations this dish is termed as a delicacy.

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