Vietnamese Chicken Curry
Vietnamese Chicken Curry
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  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Boiling
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 40 minutes
  • Yield 6 - 8 servings
  • 2 kilograms Chicken thighs and legs
  • For marinade
  • 2 teaspoons Tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Curry oil paste
  • 1 tablespoon mild Curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 dessersoon Sugar
  • 400 millilitres tins Coconut juice
  • ½ tin Coconut cream
  • 8 Garlic cloves, sliced
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 Sweet potato
  • 1 Taro
  • 1 large Potato
  • Lemongrass
  • 2 Bird's eye chillies for garnish
  1. Chop the chicken into pieces keeping the bone.
  2. Mix the tomato paste, curry oil paste, curry powder, salt and sugar and rub into chicken pieces. Leave to marinate for 30 mins
  3. Peel the sweet potato, taro and potato and chop into large chunks
  4. Fry the garlic in vegetable oil and just as it begins to brown add the chicken pieces. Fry until the flesh is just firm and the pieces are brown on all sides – approx 10 mins
  5. In a large saucepan, add the 2 cans of coconut juice and heat. Transfer the chicken into the coconut juice. Smash the lemongrass stalks and add to the chicken and juice and simmer for about 10 minutes
  6. Clean the frypan for re use. Pour in half a cup of vegetable oil and shallow fry the the pieces of potato, taro and sweet potato. This helps to keep their shape when added to the curry
  7. Add the root vegetables to the curry. Replace the lid and simmer for another 5 mins
  8. Add the coconut cream and chopped fresh chilli

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