Kuku Paka (Chicken in a Spiced Coconut/ Tomato Sauce)

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a large pot or dutch oven; over high heat fry the onions and green peppers for a few minutes, stirring constantly; stir in the minced garlic and fry for a minute longer; add the spices and salt and mix well.
  • Add the chicken to the pot (add another spoonful of oil if necessary to keep chicken from sticking); brown the chicken pieces on all sides; remove chicken and set aside.
  • Add the water to the pot and bring to a slow boil; add the potatoes and cook them until they begin to become tender.
  • Return the chicken to the pot and continue to cook at a low boil, stirring occasionally, until the chicken and potatoes are done.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes more.
  • Add add the coconut milk, reduce heat, and gently stir and simmer until sauce is thickened; stir in the lemon juice.
  • Garnish with the fresh coriander leaves or parsley immediately before serving;serve over rice.
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