Malaysian Chicken Curry | How to make Malaysian Chicken Curry

By Ruchira Hoon  |  2nd Sep 2015  |  
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About Malaysian Chicken Curry Recipe

Coconut milk and lemon grass make this a fabulous recipe

Malaysian Chicken Curry

Ingredients to make Malaysian Chicken Curry

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

How to make Malaysian Chicken Curry

  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

My Tip:

You can even add a tsp of thai curry paste to give this curry a deeper flavour

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