Chicken Panang Curry

Total Time
15 mins
35 mins

My girlfriend made this for me once when she was visiting and I have been hooked ever since.

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  1. Mix the peanut sauce and the curry powder.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan; add the onion and the peanut/curry mixture.
  3. Stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the chicken and lime leaves to the pan; reduce the heat and cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the chicken with a wire mesh strainer or slotted spoon.
  7. Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes or until it has reduced and quite thick.
  8. Return the chicken into the pan.
  9. Add the coconut cream, fish sauce (optional), lime juice and brown sugar; cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Serve with Rice.