Penang Chicken Curry (Penang Gai)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Penang is a dry curry, probably originally "imported" from Malaysia. It can be prepared with any meat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place a wok over medium high heat, and warm the coconut milk, but don't let it boil.
  2. Add the curry paste, and stir it until the oil begins to separate out and form a thin film, to bring out the maximum flavor.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients except the lime leaves and basil leaves, and simmer until the sauce is absorbed and thickened.
  4. Add the lime leaves and basil leaves and stir fry briefly before serving.