Coconut Curry Chicken


Coconut Curry Chicken

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¼ cup Oil1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced4 tsp minced garlic4 tsp minced ginger1 cinnamon stick1 bay leaf2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken, cut into 1 inch pieces1 can unsweetened coconut milksaltLightly toast and grind together:2 Tbsp coriander seeds2 Tbsp cumin seeds¼ tsp cloves¼ tsp fennel seeds¼ tsp green cardamom¼ tsp turmeric2 Tbsp black pepper


  1. In a medium size pot, over medium heat, heat oil till shimmering.
  2. Bloom cinnamon stick and bay leaf.
  3. Quickly follow with sliced onions and a pinch of salt.
  4. Cook briefly, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent.
  5. Add in minced ginger and garlic and continue to cook until golden and raw smell has disappeared.
  6. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  7. Add in masala mix and stir to mix completely.
  8. Add in seasoned chicken and cook briefly.
  9. Slowly stir in coconut milk and cook over low heat until chicken is cooked through – about 20 minutes.
  10. Adjust seasoning if needed.

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