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Chicken Curry with Banana

///Chicken Curry with Banana

Chicken Curry with Banana

Chicken Curry with Banana
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This chicken curry is a combination my flatmate used to make in our Christchurch flatting days which is absolutely delicious sweetened with banana. I challenge you to give it a go! Serve with rice or cauliflower/broccoli rice.
Serves: 5 serves
  • 3 T oil
  • 500 gms chicken thighs, cut into small pieces
  • 4 T slivered almonds, lightly toasted, save some for garnish
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 T ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium courgette, diagonally cut
  • 2 t turmeric powder
  • 1 t curry powder
  • 1 t garam masala
  • 1 ½ c coconut cream
  • ½ c chicken stock
  • ½ t salt
  • a good grinding of black pepper
  • a large handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped, reserve some for garnish
To Serve
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • natural unsweetened yoghurt
  • lime wedges
  • extra coriander
  • extra slivered almonds
  1. Cook the rice according to packet instructions, or if you're cooking cauliflower/broccoli rice, do it just before serving.
  2. To make the chicken curry, heat 1-2 T of oil in a wok or heavy based pot, add chicken and cook over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes while stirring. Remove chicken and set aside. Add a little more oil to the pan and saute the onion over medium to low heat for 1-2 minutes, then add the ginger and carrots. After 2 minutes, add the garlic and spices and cook for a further 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add the coconut cream and chicken stock, season with salt and pepper and simmer gently for a further minute or until warm.
  3. Add the reserved chicken, courgette, coriander and almonds. Simmer over low heat for 5-10 minutes or until the courgette is tender, and chicken cooked through.
  4. Serve immediately over rice or cauliflower rice, add sliced banana to the top, along side lime wedges, slivered almonds and a sprinkling of fresh coriander.
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By | 2023-11-21T16:09:39+13:00 November 21st, 2023|Chicken, Mains|0 Comments

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