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    South African Chicken Curry

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    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    hedgiehog's Note:

    I learned how to make curry from a very good South African friend. Over time I have changed it up a bit to suit my taste. My SA friends actually love this when I make it. I serve it with curried daal and basmati rice. Don't forget to add chutney and sambals! Enjoy!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Start with a hot pan with olive oil - add onion and saute for a few minutes. Add ginger paste, sriracha, garlic, curry powder, garam masala and cinnamon stick. Saute for a few minutes until you make sort of a paste.
    2. 2
      Add chicken and saute until chicken is no longer pink.
    3. 3
      Add potatoes, tomatoes, curry leaves, bay leaves and chicken stock - bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat to simmer and cook uncovered for approximately 1 hour stirring occasionally.
    5. 5
      Add more chicken stock if you like it thinner.
    6. 6
      The curry should thicken and have a rich deep golden colour.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 14, 2012

      45

      This was a a decent curry, if a bit bland. While I was cooking this, it smelled exactly like the great chicken curry from my neighborhood African restaurant, but by the time it was done it tasted completely different. I think it could use some more curry powder and garam masala, and it should taste perfect, though a bit untraditional.

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    • on September 23, 2012

      55

      Very tasty and juicy recipe - and easy to prepare. Friends and family - all Danes - like it a lot. Thanks for sharing !

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    • on November 02, 2011

      55

      This was an excellent curry, thank you! I used a Roasted Garam Masala, my favourite, and a Cape Malay curry powder. We liked the potatoes in this, very typical :), I cut the chicken into bite size pieces, personal preference. Very good recipe, Hedgiehog, made and enjoyed for PAC Fall 2011, thank you!

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    Nutritional Facts for South African Chicken Curry

    Serving Size: 1 (281 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 471.5
     
    Calories from Fat 280
    59%
    Total Fat 31.1 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 7.9 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 130.6 mg
    43%
    Sodium 162.1 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.8 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 4.6 g
    18%
    Protein 29.6 g
    59%

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