Chicken Colombo

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Colombo Powder:
  • Roast rice in a small dry skillet over medium heat, shaking the pan frequently, until the grains are a light golden brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool. Add all spices to the skillet except turmeric and roast over medium heat, shaking the pan, until toasted and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Transfer the spices to the plate. Grind the rice and roasted spices in a spice mill or blender into a fine powder. Work in turmeric. Store the powder in an airtight container away from heat and light. It will keep for several months.
  • Chicken:
  • Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan. Stir in the chicken and colombo powder (4 tbs per 2 lbs chicken). Cook over medium heat for 15 minutes, until brown.
  • Add broth, onions 1/2 of the milk, garlic, lime juice, thyme, chives, parsley, pepper, salt and pepper. Simmer over medium heat for 45 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and stir in remaining coconut milk, bananas and pistachios.
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