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    Chicken in Coconut Milk

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    20 mins

    40 mins

    JustJanS's Note:

    I've simplified and altered the original recipe to suit our tastes, and I think it's pretty good.

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    1. 1
      In a small bowl, combine garlic, salt, pepper, ginger, almond meal, coriander, cinnamon, cummin, and laos if used.
    2. 2
      Mix to a paste, adding a little oil if necessary.
    3. 3
      Rub paste into the chicken and set aside whilst you cook the onions.
    4. 4
      Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the chillies and onions slowly until golden brown.
    5. 5
      Add the spiced chicken and cook until it changes colour.
    6. 6
      Add the coconut milk, curry leaves and lemon grass or rind and stir until it comes to the boil.
    7. 7
      Reduce heat and cook for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and tender.
    8. 8
      Remove from the heat and add the lemon juice and season to taste with extra salt if necessary.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2003


      Excellent. I was nervous about trying this as I was missing several ingredients: Lemon grass, curry leaves, Laos powder and he chilies. My dh rarely has seconds and loved this. I added sambul to substitute for the red chilies, chopped the ginger finely instead of grating. Thanks so much.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken in Coconut Milk

    Serving Size: 1 (233 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 420.2
    Calories from Fat 167
    Total Fat 18.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    Cholesterol 207.5 mg
    Sodium 802.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 11.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    Sugars 3.8 g
    Protein 51.1 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    Laos powder

    light coconut milk

    curry leaves


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