Bombay Chicken

"Deliciously complex tasting, but simple to make. Heavenly over basmati rice."
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  • Melt half the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Brown chicken about 3 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving butter.
  • Add onion, garlic, and remaining butter and cook about 5 minutes. Return chicken to skillet; add spices, tomatoes, broth, and wine. Cook 15 minutes more.
  • Add cashews and coconut. Cover and cook on low till done.
  • Mix cream and cornstarch together; stir slowly into chicken mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly, then reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes or till thickened.

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  1. With just a few minor amount adjustments and subbing the tomatoes with diced canned tomatoes, this made a wonderful weekend brunch, we really enjoyed the flavor combinations in the chicken recipe, the only change I would make next time is to cut the cornstarch back by 1 tablespoon, we loved this, thanks for sharing hon!...Kitten:)
  2. this was great. I actually thought it could have used a little bit more spice. Which is weird for a northerner. But it was great and easy.


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