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    Country Captain ( East India Chicken Curry)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    15 mins

    40 mins

    Galley Wench's Note:

    The original recipes comes from an old edition of Joy of Cooking. Over the years I've modified the recipe using only white meat and updating the cooking method. Serve over steamed white or brown rice. This is a recipe that can easily be adjusted to serve two! UPDATE 8/30/07: I've made some further adjustments to this recipe to give it more depth and 'kick it up a notch'. If using the Hot Madras Curry Powder suggest that you taste test after addition of the first teaspoon.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small food processor (mini-chopper), combine the garlic and ginger and puree to a paste.
    2. 2
      Salt & pepper the chicken breast coat them in the flour or bread crumbs.
    3. 3
      Heat oil in frying pan or dutch oven and saute chicken to a golden brown.
    4. 4
      Remove, drain and place in a casserole.
    5. 5
      Saute the onions and green peppers in the pan with the drippings, adding more oil if necessary, stirring, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the garlic-ginger paste, bay leaf, curry powder,Garma Masalas, smoked paprika and jalapeno;cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, about 1 minute.
    7. 7
      Add tomatoes and simmer until the pan is deglazed.
    8. 8
      Pour sauce over the chicken and bake at 350 degrees for about 35-40 minutes or until chicken breast are tender. (I usually cover for the first 15 minutes and then uncover.).
    9. 9
      During the last 5 minutes of cooking add the currants.
    10. 10
      Serve over steamed rice garnished with toasted slivered almonds.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 29, 2007

      45

      I liked this. It was very easy to make. The chicken was tender and moist. I coated it in flour and baked it at 350 for 40 mins. I made no ingredient changes, but used fresh tomatoes instead of canned. I used 2 tsp Madras curry powder and 1/4 tsp hot curry powder. This is a fast and pretty meal for company too. Thanks for posting this nice recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Country Captain ( East India Chicken Curry)

    Serving Size: 1 (459 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 570.0
     
    Calories from Fat 280
    49%
    Total Fat 31.1 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 6.1 g
    30%
    Cholesterol 92.8 mg
    30%
    Sodium 1107.8 mg
    46%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.8 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 6.2 g
    25%
    Sugars 15.9 g
    63%
    Protein 36.1 g
    72%

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