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Coconut, Cashew & Chicken Curry

Coconut, Cashew & Chicken Curry

By: Raquel Neofit

This is a satisfying and fragrant curry that the whole family will love.


Servings

2

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half
  • 2cm piece ginger, grated
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, peeled & chopped
  • 400g chicken thighs, diced
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup desiccated or fresh coconut
  • 600mL veggie stock
  • Fresh coriander, to serve
  • 2 spring onions, sliced, to serve Cooked brown rice, to serve

Method


  • Add olive oil to a medium-sized frying pan over low heat with spices, cinnamon, garlic, ginger and bay leaves and sauté for 5 mins, stirring constantly.
  • Add onions and tomato to the pan and fry for around 5 mins.
  • Add the chicken, cashews and coconut and coat well in the spice and onion mix, sautéing for 5-10 mins.
  • Add enough stock so the mix is loose but not watery and cover with a lid.
  • Cook until chicken is cooked through, about 25 mins.
  • Add more stock if the consistency is too thick.
  • Serve with coriander and rice.
  • Tip: Swap the chicken out for potatoes or cauliflower to please your vegan and vegetarian friends. A firm white fish like snapper or barramundi works well too.

  

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Raquel Neofit

Raquel Neofit

Freelance writer & editor for the food, beauty, travel & horticulture industries.

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