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Vietnamese chicken curry

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4
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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Lemongrass provides a zesty lemon flavour and aroma to many Southern-Asian dishes. It really gives this curry its authentic Vietnamese flavour.

Ingredients

Skinless chicken breast

405 g, (buy 450g) fat trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces

Fresh lemongrass

2 tbs, chopped, pale section only

Curry powder

2 tbs

Light coconut milk

270 ml

Fish sauce

1 tbs

Choy sum

1 bunch(es), coarsely chopped

Canola oil

2 tsp

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, turning, in 2 batches, for 3–5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add lemongrass to pan and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until softened. Add curry powder and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add milk, fish sauce and ½ cup (125ml) water and bring to the boil. Return chicken to pan.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add choy sum and simmer for 2 minutes or until just tender. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Lime wedges, plus jasmine rice.