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Malay Chicken

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken breasts 10 Pound (4 nos, about 2 1/2 pounds each)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon (1/2 stick)
  Freshly grated coconut/Flaked and canned coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 3 Medium, thinly sliced
  Ground coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Saffron strand 1
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Separate bones from chicken breasts, and cut the meat in cubes of about 1 ½ inches.
2. In a small skillet, melt 2 tbsp of butter or margarine, and lightly brown the coconut in it. Remove from heat.
3. Add remaining butter, and onions and saute them until lightly brown.
4. Take a large saucepan; add onions, coconut, saffron, coriander, salt, chili powder, garlic, ginger, lime juice, lemon rind, sugar and chicken. Simmer for about 5 minutes, by stirring frequently.
5. In a small bowl add coconut milk and cornstarch, and stir this mixture into the saucepan. Simmer the chicken for another 10 minutes until the chicken turns tender. ( Allow it to remain on low heat for few more minutes until the noodles are cooking).
6. Cook the noodles as per the package instructions. Drain and keep it aside.

SERVING
7. Spoon the cooked noodles into serving platter and serve after topping with chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday

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