Chicken Chacuti

1
Luis Antonio Farinha-Ferreira

By
@Afrobraz

A recipe brought into Mozambique by the Goaon people. Now adopted by them and it is amazing. Not by any means a common dish, it's a very fragrant curry without the burn, yet a punch in the mouth of flavor.

A bit of work but not too bad, and as always, timing is critical in some of the steps.

This is for people who are curious and have a Joie de vivre.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
05
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    whole chicken 1.5 kg+-
  • 3 Tbsp
    dried coriander
  • 2 bunch
    fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 15
    black pepper corns
  • 6
    whole cardamon
  • 1
    strand of saffron
  • 1 tsp
    cloves
  • 2 stick
    cinnamon
  • 4 clove
    garlic fresh
  • 4
    slices fresh ginger
  • 1
    whole nutmeg
  • 1
    tin 450ml coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    red sweet pimento
  • 1 to 2
    birds eye chilies, optional
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 3
    whole onions

How to Make Chicken Chacuti

Step-by-Step

  1. Roast all spices separately in a pan - be careful not to burn them and watch out for latent heat.
  2. Roast 3 onions in the oven until golden brown
  3. Blend one onion with roasted spices in a blender.
  4. Brown cut up chicken pieces in a casserole sauce pan large enough for full chicken
  5. Add half of the spice mix,coconut milk,some tamarind and the rest of the blended spices and onions plus bay leaves to the chicken.
  6. Allow to simmer until cooked and serve with a top of the range aromatic rice of you're choice and a great side salad

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About Chicken Chacuti

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtags: #in, #very, #MOUTH




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