Chicken in Coconut Milk

Chicken in Coconut Milk

Ingredients : Serves 5
1.5 kg

2

4 cloves

2 teaspoons

2 stalks

4 strips

4

2 cups

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

6

1/2 teaspoon

1 1/2 teaspoon

Roasting chicken

Medium onions, roughly chopped

Garlic, sliced

Chopped fresh ginger

Fresh lemon grass, sliced or

Lemon rind

Red chilies

Coconut milk

Laos powder

Ground coriander

Ground turmeric

Curry leaves

Ground black pepper

Salt

Method :

  • Joint chicken and cut any large pieces, such as thighs and breasts, into halves.
  • Put into container of electric blender the onions, garlic, ginger, sliced lemon grass and chilies.
  • Add about half cup of the coconut milk and blend to a smooth puree. Put into the saucepan.
  • Wash out the blender container with the rest of the milk, add to the pan.
  • Add the laos, coriander, turmeric, curry leaves, pepper and salt. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring occasionally. Do not cover pan, or coconut milk will curdle.
  • Add chicken, return to the boil and simmer gently, uncovered, until chicken is tender.
  • Serve with white rice.

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