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Cape Malay Chicken Curry Recipe

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  • Deelicious Cape Malay Chicken Curry Spice Blend

  • 1Kg chicken pieces

  • 4 tablespoons oil

  • 1 large onion, diced or grated

  • 4 teaspoons grated ginger

  • 6 teaspoons crushed garlic

  • 1 x green chilli - finely chopped (optional)

  • 200g tomato puree

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (optional)

  • 4 medium potatoes quartered (optional)

  • A handful chopped coriander

  • Rice or Roti



  • Marinate 1kg of chicken with 2 teaspoons each of garlic and ginger and 1 chopped green chilli (optional) for 20 minutes.

  • Heat vegetable oil in a large non-stick pot. When hot add whole spices.

  • Fry for 20 seconds, add onion and cook for about 10 minutes until light brown, stirring often.

  • Stir in remaining garlic and ginger, fry for 2-3 minutes, then add the ground spices and stir to combine.

  • Add tomato puree, cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

  • Add the chicken and enough water to cover the chicken.

  • Add potatoes (optional). Bring the liquid to boil then cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until cooked through- about 20-30 minutes. Remove lid to reduce the liquid, if required.

  • Add chopped coriander. Add coconut milk (optional).

  • Season to taste and serve.

Ingredients: Turmeric, Cumin, Chillie powder, Coriander, Cloves, Cinnamon, Cardomon.

Store in a Cool, dry place. May contain traces of Nuts. Made in Australia from Local and Imported Ingredients

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