Chicken Curry (Cambodian)

"This is a great, simple curry, with only a little bite!"
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  • Cook onions, garlic and butter on medium heat until onions are soft and yellow.
  • Stir in curry, chili powder and salt.
  • Add 2 cups of the coconut milk.
  • Add the chicken and the potatoes.
  • Cover tightly and simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is tender.
  • Add remaining 1 cup of coconut milk and chopped peanuts.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes, then serve on Basmati rice!
  • PS-You could easily use cut up chicken breasts, just watch the cooking time so they don't get too dry!

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  1. Absolute comfort food! Really yummy. It also makes lots of sauce & was wonderful over rice & veg. I also used 1/2 chilli powder due to younger family and it was nicely warm for our tastes. Great recipe! This is the last of 3 made for PAC 2011
  2. Delicious! I was trying to cut back the recipe a little, but ended up just making the whole thing. So my bf and I have been eating it all week. But, hey, we sure don't mind. I didn't know what kind of onion or potato to use, so I just kept it common. I used small red onions and regular Russett, but I think you could get away with a smaller potatoes too. Serving 6 - so this makes a lot. Very tasty, thank you! Chnang na! heeehee


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