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Malaysian Chicken Curry

Ruchira Hoon
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Malaysian Chicken Curry RECIPE

Coconut milk and lemon grass make this a fabulous recipe

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Pan Asian
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 tsp oil
  2. 300 grams chicken breasts cut into strips
  3. 2 potatoes parboiled and diced
  4. 1 onion
  5. 1 cinnamon stick
  6. 1 stalk lemon grass
  7. 4-5 kaffir lime leaves
  8. 1 tsp curry powder
  9. 1 tsp fish sauce
  10. 3 tblsp palm sugar
  11. 100 ml chicken stock or water
  12. 300 ml coconut milk thick
  13. salt to taste
  14. lemon juice to taste
  15. coriander leaves to garmish


  1. Heat oil in a pan and lightly saute the onions in it until translucent. Add the cinnamon stick and potatoes and cook on high for 3 minutes.
  2. Add chicken strips to this and stir fry for another 3 minutes. Add the curry powder, fish sauce, lemon grass and half the kaffir lime leaves to it. Add in the stock and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down the heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk to it and add the remaining kaffir lime leaves. Adjust for seasoning and turn off the heat.
  5. Squeeze in a bit of lemon juice. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice

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Sonali Baheti   Aug-28-2016

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