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DIY Recipes How to prepare coconut chicken curry

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Coconut chicken curry and rice (Foodace)


  •  Tablespoons vegetable oil

  •  750g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, cut into thirds

  •  1 onion, cut into thin wedges

  •  2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  •  1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  •  2 tablespoons red curry paste

  •  1 small red chilli, deseeded, thinly sliced

  •  400ml can coconut milk

  •  15 fresh curry leaves

  •  1 cup coriander leaves

  •  1/2 lime, juiced

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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add half the chicken. Cook, turning occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden.

  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining chicken.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add remaining oil to wok.

  4. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Add turmeric, curry paste and chilli. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic.

  5. Stir in coconut milk and curry leaves. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Return chicken to wok. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.

  6. Stir in coriander and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Spoon over rice and top with coriander sprigs. Serve with lime wedges.

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