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Curried chicken

6
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
5 hr 24 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
1 hr 44 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
There’s nothing better than curried chicken as a winter meal. Enjoy on those cold nights when the spice and heat of the meal is just perfect.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 tbs

skinless chicken thigh

640 g, (buy 800g), fat trimmed

red onion

1 medium, thinly sliced

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

curry powder

1 tbs

cinnamon quill

1 whole

bay leaf

1 whole

cardamom

3 whole, pods, bruised

tomato paste

2 tbs

chicken stock

2 cup(s), (500ml)

carrot(s)

2 medium, thickly sliced

fresh coriander

¼ cup(s), chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook chicken, turning, in batches, for 3 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a 4.5 litre (18-cup) slow cooker.
  2. Reheat same pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add curry powder, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom and paste. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add stock and bring to the boil. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
  3. Add carrots and cook, covered, on high for 1 hour 30 minutes (or low for 3 hours) or until chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with coriander to serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Enjoy with steamed basmati rice.TIP: Suitable to freeze (without coriander) for up to 3 months.

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