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The Novice Curry Dish

This is a good basic curry recipe for beginners.


1 lbs chopped chicken breast/tenders

2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced

1 can Thai Kitchen coconut milk

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp  Thai Kitchen fish sauce

2 tbsp  Thai Kitchen red curry paste

1 teaspoon lime juice

Cilantro & Green onion

1/2 cup golden raisins

1/2 cup shredded carrot

jasmine or brown rice

nan bread or pita

Sesame oil to taste


How to:

Season your raw chopped chicken in a mixing bowl, I use the World Market Thai Spice Blend, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme, paprika and a drizzle of sesame oil ( season to your taste)

heat a large pan with sesame oil and butter

add chicken, cook for about 6 minutes, stir once or twice

add garlic and golden raisins, continue to cook on med-high or high

cook for 5 minutes

 reduce heat to simmer, add 1 can coconut milk, fish sauce, curry paste, sugar, mix well

cook for about 7-10 mins

add lime juice

remove from heat

add green onion, parsley and/or mint

mix well

serve over rice with warmed nan or pita bread





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