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sweet orange hot curry chicken

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Recipe by
Irisa Raina 9
New Iberia, LA

This was last nights dinner. We had it with honeyed rice. I think the sweetness of the rice goes well with the heat of the curry. I'm including the rice recipe also.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For sweet orange hot curry chicken

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup sweet orange marmalade
  • 3 large roasted garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 tablespoons curry powder “ or to taste”
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ground pepper
  • 6 ounces frozen green peas defrosted “optional “
  • 4 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • rice:
  • 3 cups of rice
  • 1 & ½ tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

How To Make sweet orange hot curry chicken

  • 1
    Cut the chicken into bite size pieces.
  • 2
    Slice the onion into thin slices.
  • 3
    Fry the chicken and onions in some oil with butter with the curry and black pepper till the chicken is slightly browned.
  • 4
    This does not need to be fully cooked at this point because it will continue to cook in the milk mixture.
  • 5
    Mix the coconut milk, lemon juice, marmalade, garlic, ginger, turmeric, coriander, salt in a bowl.
  • 6
    Add the milk mixture to the chicken and cook for at least 30 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked.
  • 7
    As the chicken cooks the sauce will thicken.
  • 8
    If you are adding the frozen peas, turn off the curry and add the peas, cover and keep it covered till the peas are hot.
  • 9
  • 10
    To the water, add the honey and turmeric and Cook according to package directions, drain.
  • 11
    This is what the rice will look like, the color is as amazing as the taste!

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